The Montgomery County Council is considering a bill that would roll back a portion of the county’s bag tax.
Montgomery County is considering changing its five-cent tax on bags.
“Paper or plastic?” That’s the age-old checkout line question. In Maryland, the classic query could soon be replaced.
A five-cent tax on plastic bags isn’t changing the behavior of Montgomery County shoppers as much as officials had hoped.
An attempt to allow Prince George’s County lawmakers to impose a 5-cent fee on disposable shopping bags has fallen flat in Annapolis.
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.