Here Are Some Of The New Laws Marylanders Need To Know AboutA series of new laws took effect Friday in Maryland, including measures intended to protect the environment, police reforms and new rules governing elections.
Baltimore's Plastic Bag Ban, Set To Take Effect Next Week, Postponed Due To COVID-19Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott has postponed the implementation of a plastic bag ban that had been set to take effect in the city next Monday.
Baltimore's Plastic Bag Ban Set To Take Effect This MonthA ban on plastic bags in Baltimore is set to take effect in the city later this month.
Maryland House Of Delegates Passes Single-Use Plastic Bag BanPlastic bags are one step closer to becoming a thing of the past in the State of Maryland.
Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Being Considered In MarylandPlastic carryout bags would essentially be a thing of the past in Maryland if a bill in the General Assembly gathers enough lawmakers’ votes.
Plastic Bag Ban Bill Signed In Baltimore, Retailers To Charge 5 Cents Per Bag In 2021Baltimore Mayor Jack Young signed the plastic bag ban at the Inner Harbor Monday morning.
Baltimore's Plastic Bag Ban One Step Closer To Becoming LawBaltimore's effort to ban plastic bags is one step closer to becoming law after a city council vote Monday.
Baltimore's Plastic Bag Ban Proposal Advances Through Committee, Heads To Full City CouncilA proposal to ban Baltimore retailers from giving out plastic bags is one step closer to becoming law.
Mayor Jack Young Weighs In On Amendment To Plastic Bag BillChanges to the proposed plastic bag ban in Baltimore City may not make it past the mayor's desk.
City Council Committee Amends Proposed Plastic Bag Ban To Only Ban 'Thin Plastic'Plastic bags in Baltimore may get a little bit thicker if a new amendment to the plastic bag ban bill is approved by City Council.
City Council Tackles Benefits, Costs Of Plastic Bag BanThe Baltimore City Council is giving a plastic bag ban in the city another go.
Baltimore City Councilman Plans To Introduce Plastic Bag BanBaltimore City Councilman Bill Henry will introduce a bill next week banning plastic bags and charging a fee for any other bags given out at checkouts.
Baltimore Bag Ban Passes City Council VoteIn Baltimore, the controversy continues over plastic bags. Monday night, the city council voted to ban the bags. Supporters say it will help get litter out of the harbor but others argue it's bad for local businesses and their customers.
Baltimore Mayor Wants Council To Change Plastic Bag BanMayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is hoping the city council will change their minds about their plan to ban plastic bags in the city.
Baltimore City Considers Banning Plastic Bags AltogetherPaper, not plastic. The Baltimore City Council is on the verge of banning plastic bags in stores---but there's some doubt about whether it will really happen. The mayor is threatening to veto the bag ban.