Contact your representatives!

As we wrote in November, Prince George’s County is working toward a five-cent fee on plastic and paper bags, to reduce litter and save money for shoppers, businesses, and the county government. In order to bring the matter to the County Council, first the Maryland General Assembly has to give the county authority.

We have a new email action alert system to allow you to easily show your support of this proposal. When you sign, an email is sent to your delegates and senator that represent you in Annapolis. You can also include a note about why you think this legislation is a good idea.

Send an email by clicking here. We also encourage you to call. Your representatives’ phone numbers are listed when you enter your zip code at the action alert, or you can search by your address here.

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