Cuomo Bans NYC Bag Tax

Tags: Currents, Environment, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City, New York City Council

On the day the plastic bag tax was supposed to take effect, New Yorkers have extra cash in their pockets. That’s because Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill to block the levy, which would charge consumers five cents for every single-use bag they used. Tim Harfmann gets reactions from shoppers at a supermarket in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn.