Tag: bag

Murphy will veto plastic bag tax… because the environmentalists want a full ban?

SPARTA, N.J. – Remember that 5-cent single-use plastic bag tax the state legislature passed back in the spring? Governor Phil Murphy is prepared to veto it, but not because he’s adverse to new taxes. Reportedly, the real reason is opposition from New Read More

Pennacchio compares Murphy’s shopping bag tax to Florio’s toilet paper tax

TRENTON, N.J. — State Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) isn’t just calling on Governor Phil Murphy to veto the recent 5 cent paper and plastic bag tax passed by New Jersey’s legislature. He’s also planning to introduce legislation to repeal it if Read More