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Governor Lamont extends plastic bag tax suspension through June 30

The tax was originally suspended back in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dear Lawmakers: Plastic Bag Tax

Governor Ned Lamont's administration mentioned during the daily press briefing Wednesday, the plastic bag tax will be re-implemented after being suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Later that evening, Lamont announced the suspension for the tax will be extended through June 30. 

The governor's original executive order that was issued in March, suspended the tax through Friday, May 15. 

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To read the new executive order, click here