Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
A letter from a state lawmaker asks the attorney general's office to give an opinion on whether Texas cities' bans on plastic bags are in compliance with the state’s health and safety laws. At least nine cities, including Austin, have enacted such bans.
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
A majority of the San Marcos City Council seems opened to, if not enthusiastic about, a suggested ordinance prohibiting most merchants from providing disposable plastic and paper shopping bags to customers.
Monday, October 31st, 2011
The San Marcos City Council this week may take the first steps toward banning single-use plastic bags.