Opinion: Banning plastic bags will kill California jobs, won't help the environment
from San Jose Mercury News
The California state Senate is considering a bill banning plastic carryout bags. This legislation would tax consumers, forcing them to buy paper or reusable bags, and create an expensive new bureaucracy at a time of record deficits. The bill is consuming the time of our state government, while it still hasn't passed a budget. But let's focus on a more specific, immediate impact of the bag ban: the loss of jobs.
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