Laredo Merchants Association

Municipal Bag Ban Gets Trashed

Municipal Bag Ban Gets Trashed

Residents of one Texas city may soon see free plastic bags back in their store checkout lanes after a municipal ordinance banning them was thrown out in court. On Tuesday, the Fourth Court of Appeals rendered a summary judgment in favor of the Laredo Merchants...
Republican Lawmakers Battle Bag Bans

Republican Lawmakers Battle Bag Bans

The battle between local governments and the Texas Legislature spilled into the courtroom Tuesday after State Rep. Matt Rinaldi (R-Irving) and nineteen other Republican lawmakers filed an amicus curiae brief in a high profile lawsuit challenging Laredo’s bag ban...