Kelly vetoes plastic bag bill second time in three years


For the second time in three years, Gov. Laura Kelly has vetoed a bill barring local governments from regulating plastic grocery bags and other material.

"I believe in local control and that local officials should be held accountable by their constituents, stakeholders, and businesses," Kelly said in a statement.

"This bill lacks sufficient protection to ensure local units of government are able to play a meaningful role in decision making on issues impacting their communities," she said.

The bill passedSSJ

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