A bill to ban plastic bags across the state passed its first hurdle on Wednesday, getting out of senate committee on a party line vote. The measure would require large grocery stores and big box retailers to stop offering customers plastic bags within the next three years or the store would pay a fine. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.
Southern Colorado is changing a lot these days. We can help you keep up. Sign up for the KRCC Weekly Digest here and get the stories that matter to Southern Colorado, delivered straight to your inbox.