Montgomery County Considers Bag Tax

(Video by CNS-TV's Tolleah Price)


Wednesday, March 2, 2011


SILVER SPRING, Md.- The nation's capital might soon find company in charging a tax on plastic bags at stores that sell food and alcohol: Montgomery County might soon apply a 5-cent bag fee.

County Executive Ike Leggett says the county could raise $1 million in the first year of implementation, in addition to reducing waste.



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