|FROM ||Rick Moen
|SUBJECT ||Re: [Hangout-NYLXS] Hey, Ruben! Plastic bag initiatives!
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Subject: Re: [Hangout-NYLXS] Hey, Ruben! Plastic bag initiatives!
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Quoting Ruben Safir (mrbrklyn-at-panix.com):
> You just don't understand what it is like to run a businesses in NYC,
> especially retail.
So, which way did the statute turn out? Wasn't there an NYC statute?
And wasn't there some proposed state-level law to forbid municipal bag
ordinances? How'd that turn out?
I've now asked you this twice in a row. It seemed reasonable to suppose
that you would be able to answer the question, as you're all wound up on
the subject. But instead you give me a big lecture about how what I've
experienced and know doesn't matter. Maybe yes, maybe no, but is there
are reason you cannot answer the question, sir?
It was a pretty simple question. Do you need it asked in shorter words?
[/me Web-searches, since you seem unwilling to answer a very simple question.]
suggests that NYC's 5-cent ordinance remains on the books but that
implementation date has been moved back to February 2017.
says that Suffolk County, East Hampton, Southampton, and the Suffolk
County villages of Southampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Sagaponack,
Quogue and Patchogue also now have bag ordinances.
OK, Ruben. I guess I no longer need your help acquiring simple
information you had at your fingertips but decided not to provide when I
> You can discuss your expereince in California from here until tomorrow
> and I couldn't care less.
So, hey! Any comments on my analyses on
http://linuxmafia.com/~rick/vote.html -- especially the one about the
Consider that another chance to see whether you can answer a simple
question. Qualifying answers include 'No, no comment', which also can
be managed as a default. ;->
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