"With this smart, multi-pronged action NY will be leading the way to protect our natural resources now and for future generations of New Yorkers", Cuomo, who proposed a ban in his $175 billion budget proposal, said in a statement Friday. "And certainly not held because he could not afford the bail". "With this smart, multi-pronged action New York will be leading the way to protect our natural resources now and for future generations of New Yorkers", New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a statement. "I support it, but many people don't". That's even though some lawmakers - including the Legislature's only pharmacist, Assemblyman John McDonald - objected, saying the costs will be passed on the consumers who need the medicine. But the bags will still be permitted for take out food, dry cleaning, and doggy clean up bags.
Some might decide to charge the fee to cut down on waste from those bags as well.
Governor Cuomo's push to improve the environmental health of NY is a laudable goal, which is shared and championed by the retail food industry.
Additionally, the ban would be combined with another component, a five-cent fee on paper bags.
NY lawmakers are also expected to approve tolls to drive into the busiest sections of Manhattan.
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" He said to me that it is hard because the physical impact of the defenders here is really very strong". The referee had a decent game but we didn't get the major decisions".
"It would require producers of a lot of food to donate any excess food", Moran said.
Louise Sharakan told WCBS she was "looking forward" to the change because she's "tired of having to recycle" the bags. Cuomo and legislative leaders have said the issue was too complex to rush into the budget.
Late in the day, Cuomo held a press briefing.
Lawmakers could not come to an agreement on recreational marijuana in the FY 2020 budget. As part of the budget compromise Cuomo agreed to go up another $50 million, the governor said Friday. "And I believe public financing has to be in the budget".
Other measures expected to be included in the $175 billion spending plan include a tax on the sale of luxury second homes in Manhattan, increased funding for schools and the repeal of a state law making it illegal to compensate a woman for carrying the child of another person.