In a recent issue (TNT, 4-28), The Nose was correct in stating that plastic bags are a contentious subject.
In a few weeks, the City Council will vote to ban them. Why can’t it be a ballot issue this November? More people will be voting because it a presidential, senator and governor election.
The results of a public vote would go down a lot better if people feel that their opinion matters, however it comes out. The City Council shouldn’t be able to shove this down our throats without a clear consensus of how voters feel.