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Survey Finds Bag Tax is Working in D.C.

D.C.’s 5-cent bag tax is serving its intended purpose, according to new research from the survey firm OpinionWorks.


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Montgomery County Considers Rolling Back Bag Tax

The Montgomery County Council is considering a bill that would roll back a portion of the county’s bag tax.


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Montgomery County Considering Changes to Bag Tax

Montgomery County is considering changing its five-cent tax on bags.


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Could Md. Be the First State With a Disposable Bag Tax?

“Paper or plastic?” That’s the age-old checkout line question. In Maryland, the classic query could soon be replaced.


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Bag Tax Not as Successful as Montgomery County Had Hoped

A five-cent tax on plastic bags isn’t changing the behavior of Montgomery County shoppers as much as officials had hoped.


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Prince George’s Says No To 5-Cent Bag Tax

An attempt to allow Prince George’s County lawmakers to impose a 5-cent fee on disposable shopping bags has fallen flat in Annapolis.


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Prince George’s Could Add 5-Cent Bag Tax, Much Like D.C. And Montgomery County

Prince George’s County could be the next jurisdiction in line in the Washington area to add a disposable bag tax, mirroring the tax implemented by neighboring D.C. and Montgomery County.