More In the Governor’s Budget
The Governor also proposed banning single-use plastic bags, although the proposed ban would not apply to restaurants. There are quite a few proposed exemptions to the ban which could become controversial and subject to legislative action. There’s also a proposal to allow for adult use of cannabis (marijuana). One element of that proposal of note, no alcohol beverage licensed premise can be licensed for any purpose under the cannabis law. And the Governor’s proposal includes a new proposal to crack down on wage theft.