FIA in the News

NYStateofpolitics.com:  Business Groups Urge Approval of Regulatory Relief Bills, 8/12/19

Buffalo News: Questions, but no answers on the state law to ban plastic bags, 8/11/19

EmpireReportNYC.com:  An Open Letter to All New Yorkers on the Potential Death of Economic Development in New York State, 6/4/19

Waste360.com:  NYC Businesses Distribute Letter Against Reynoso's Waste Legislation 6/3/19

Crain's New York:  Business groups blast de Blasio's paid vacation proposal 5/28/19

Newsday:  Experts predict surge in paper bag use if Nassau doesn't implement 5-cent fee 5/11/19

Independent.co.uk:  New York City shoppers to be charged for paper bags in environmental crackdown 4/23/19

LI Herald.com:  Nassau Republicans oppose 5-cent fee on paper bags despite support from activists in Rockville Centre, Long Island 4/18/19

Times Union:  New York aims to curb food waste 4/16/19

The Epoch Times:  NYC May Start Charging 5 Cents for Paper Bags After State Bans Plastic Ones 4/8/19

Syracuse.com:  New Rule mandates food waste in New York must be donated or recycled 4/3/19

WSKG.ORG:  Is New York's Ban on Single Use Plastic Bags Sustainable? 4/2/19

Newsday:  Budget: Businesses must donate excess food; counties can decide paper bags fee 4/2/19

News12 Long Island:  Say so long to single-use bags: Budget bringing bag ban to NY 4/1/19 

WXXI News:  Is Banning Single Use Plastic Bags Sustainable? 4/1/19

Watertown Daily Times:  State Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags 3/3/19

Times Union: Budge Deal Likely to Include New Opioid Tax 3/29/19

The Buffalo News:  As Plastic Bag Ban Looms in New York State, Shoppers Wonder: Now What? 3/29/19

Burlington Free Press:  NY's Plastic Bag Ban: How Will It Work? When Does It Take Effect? 3/29/19

USA Today:  New York Nears Ban on Plastic Bags and a Fee for Paper Bags 3/28/19

The New York Times: Plastic Bags to Be Banned in New York; Second Statewide Ban, After California 3/28/19

Times Union:  Plastic Bag Ban to Take Effect Next March 3/28/19

The Wall Street Journal:  New York Lawmakers Are Near Deal on Plastic-Bag Ban  3/27/19

WBFO 88.7:  Plastic Bag Ban Gaining Momentum in Albany 3/28/19

WNYC.ORG:  Plastic Bag Ban Gaining Momentum in Albany 3/27/19

AUBURNPUB.COM:  NY budget: Cuomo, legislative leaders close to agreement on plastic bag ban 3/28/19

WRVO.ORG:  Plastic bag ban gaining momentum in Albany 3/28/19

Democrat and Chronicle:  New York nears plastic-bag ban and a fee for paper bags 3/27/19

Newsday:  Long Island food-safety violations fall 10 percent from 2017 to 2018 3/27/19

Newsday:  Suffok plastic bag use down by 1.1 billion, reports say 3/22/19

News12 Long Island: 1 billion fewer plastic bags in Suffolk thanks to new law 3/21/19

Riverhead Local:  Residents speak out in favor of proposed polystyrene, single-use plastics restrictions 3/8/19

Spectrum News: Food Industry Alliance Joins Push Against Single Payer 3/7/19 

Watertown Daily Times:  Expanding recycling law hurts food retailers 3/5/19

HudsonValley360:  Delgado concerned about grocery stores as shutdown continues 1/22/2019

WAER 88.3: Gov. Cuomo's Plastic Bag Ban Proposal Draws Concern, Mixed Support 1/17/2019

Watertown Daily Times: Governor outlines “Justice Agenda,” budget priorities in State of the State 1/16/2019

The New York Times: A New York Plastic Ban: What is Cuomo Proposing and Is It a Good Thing? 1/15/2019

Times Union: Budget React-O-Mat™ – Interest group edition 1/15/2019

WHEC News 10: Local shoppers respond to Cuomo's plastic bag ban proposal 1/14/2019

Schenectady Daily Gazette: Plastic bag ban among Cuomo proposals 1/14/2019

WAMC: NY Gov Proposes Plastic Bag Ban And Bottle Bill Expansion 01/14/2019

Albany Business Review: Why these food retail executives want more than a ban on plastic bags 1/14/2019

New York Business Journal: Business groups, grocery proponents oppose Cuomo's plastic bag ban 1/14/2019

The Daily Caller:  Andrew Cuomo wants to ban plastic bags across New York  01/14/2019

News Day: Cuomo wants statewide plastic bag ban, more redeemable bottles  01/14/2019

Times Union:  Food Industry Alliance opposes plastic bag ban in New York  01/08/2019  

The Daily Star: In Our Opinion: It's time for NY to ban plastic bags  01/02/2/19

 

Press-Republican: State to weigh plastic-bag ban in 2019 12/31/2018