The City of Lawrence ordinance banning single-use plastic bags goes into effect Friday. Here are answers to what it means, where you can get reusable bags, who could face fines and more.
A bill aggressively promoted by the Kansas Chamber would forbid municipal bans on plastic straws and the thin, cheap plastic shopping bags often given consumers by stores and restaurants.
From major updates to Lawrence’s public transportation system to the election of every seat in the legislature, 2024 is going to be a big year for Lawrence and for Kansas as a whole. Here’s a roundup of big changes to know about, dates to mark and more.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday approved a revived ordinance banning single-use plastic bags citywide.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday will once again consider a citywide ban on single-use plastic bags.
On a 2-2 tie, Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday voted down an ordinance that would have banned the use of single-use plastic bags in city limits.
City of Lawrence staff will ask city commissioners for their input Tuesday on a draft capital improvement plan spanning the next five years. Commissioners will also consider approving a ban on single-use plastic bags.
Lawrence city commissioners indicated Tuesday that they will likely approve a ban on single-use plastic bags when a revision of the ordinance comes back to them in the near future.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday will consider next steps for a proposed citywide ban on single-use plastic bags, as well as a full-time code compliance official to enforce the ban.
Lawrence city commissioners Tuesday night asked staff to review a proposed ordinance banning single-use plastic bags and decided to move ahead with plans for the multimodal transfer facility to use methane gas.
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