AG Paxton Asks SCOTX to Strike Down Illegal Bag Bans in Laredo and Across Texas

AG Paxton Asks SCOTX to Strike Down Illegal Bag Bans in Laredo and Across Texas

Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today asked the Texas Supreme Court to uphold last year’s ruling by the Texas Fourth Court of Appeals that the city of Laredo’s ban on single-use plastic bags is illegal because it violates state law regulating solid waste disposal. During arguments, his office showed why the court should apply the ruling across Texas. “Laredo and Austin, among others, flout the law when they unlawfully pass the burden of […]