The ban would prohibit grocery stores from providing plastic bags for most purchases - something California has been doing since 2016.
They are calling for the ban to be included in the final state budget, which is technically due on Sunday, March 31.
The state budget also includes two other dedicated revenue sources for the subways: a "mansion tax" on Manhattan homes that sell for $25 million or higher, and an internet sales tax levied on retailers who sell merchandise online.
There are a number of exceptions, the D&C said.
The Times says the plan will have a few exemptions, however, such as restaurant food takeout bags and wraps for supermarket deli or meat products.
Some might decide to charge the fee to cut down on waste from those bags as well.
"Production of the bags means cutting down trees, and there's a carbon impact", said Moran, who also noted that the transport of the "bulky" bags uses fuel, and paper itself requires lots of water to manufacture.
According to the Governor's Office, New Yorkers use billions of plastic bags annually, which do not biodegrade, creating massive amounts of litter in neighborhoods and waterways and posing a threat to the health of New Yorkers and the environment.
Read the full report at the New York Times. New York's retail food industry is reeling with significant increases in labor costs and numerous business mandates. "Independent businesses are simply not able to absorb and adjust to new mandated costs the same as their big-box competitors".
"I think we're going to look back and wonder why this isn't something that was commonplace before now", state senator Todd Kaminsky told NBC television Thursday. The potential revenues are tempting, but leading lawmakers like Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes say that communities of color need to get a share of the benefits to mitigate the past harms of prohibition.
NY will also be one of the first states to impose a ban on single use plastic bags in grocery stores and other retail outlets, start next March.
Quebec Premier Francois Legault promised to deliver a religious symbols ban in the run-up to last fall's provincial election. Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription.
OR took a 45-42 lead on a Louis King 3-pointer with 5:43 left, but the Ducks wouldn't make another basket the rest of the night. OR went cold after that going scoreless until a Payton Pritchard free throw with 15 seconds left in the game.
The women's final Saturday will match No. 5 Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic against No. 12 Ashleigh Barty of Australia. He's got an awesome serve, one of the best ever in the game", Federer said during his on-court interview.
He made the first and missed the second, with Virginia's Mamadi Diakite tipping the ball all the way into the backcourt. Virginia (33-3) will play the victor of Sunday's Midwest Region final between second-seeded Kentucky and No. 5 Auburn.
Morocco, which is almost 100 percent Muslim, has marketed itself as an oasis of religious tolerance in a region torn by militancy. He'll tend to the third when he wraps up the visit with a Mass and a meeting with Moroccan clergy on Sunday.
Her resignation was dependent on getting the divorce deal passed - and she might try one last time to get her deal through. March 29 is when Britain was originally meant to leave the European Union , but the date was delayed after U.K.
The woman, who lived in the same building as Porzingis, alleged he raped her on February 7, 2018, in his Manhattan penthouse. The initial New York Post report on Saturday indicated that Dallas had been made aware of the situation regarding Porzingis.
Bayern Munich were rumoured to have made a £36m offer for Hudson-Odoi in January, but the teenager remained at Chelsea FC. Not in [the] Premier League , but by chance - it is not a problem for him to start a Premier League match, he is ready.
In Badakhshan province, five security forces, two civilians and eight Taliban militants were killed after clashes in Arghanjkhaw district.
Former Navy Heisman victor Bellino dies
According to The Capital Gazette , Bellino was a "standout halfback for the Midshipmen, had been in failing health for some time". Referring to his MA hometown and lightning-fast speed on the field, Bellino's teammates dubbed him the "Winchester Rifle".
Missing college student from N.J. found dead in SC
Josephson was seen on surveillance video getting into a dark-colored auto , possibly a newer model Chevy Impala, around 2 a.m. On behalf of our board and entire school district, we want to extend our deepest sympathy and love to the Josephson family.
At least six UK Brexiteer ministers to resign if PM backs no
Her aim is to avoid having to prosecute a soft Brexit plan that she doesn't support and which could split her Conservative Party. The PM said the United Kingdom would need "an alternative way forward" after her plan was defeated by 58 votes on Friday.
IPL 2019: Bairstow-Warner set record opening stand
The right-hander creamed 24 runs off the 18th over bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar , hitting a six and 4 fours to move into the 80s. While Warner has been brutal on the opposition bowlers, Bairstow has been happy to play second fiddle and accumulate the runs.
Gardai to probe spy risks linked to Huawei 5G mobile networks
Guo said that it would never allow the Chinese government to spy via its equipment because that would be "equal to suicide". The company's revenue increased to $105 billion, a 20 percent annual rise, while profit was up by 25 percent to $8 billion.