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New York Bans Plastic Bags; Congestion Pricing Vote Expected

  • Governor, legislative leaders agree on 2020 budget outline
  • NYC set to become first U.S. city with passenger-car toll
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New York lawmakers began cementing their hard-fought budget by approving a ban on single-use plastic bags. As a midnight Sunday deadline neared, the state’s Democratic machinery had yet to pass two more contentious items: a “mansion tax” and congestion pricing for parts of Manhattan.