Democrats on the Fairfax County Board Supervisors voted last night to impose a new tax on shoppers. Effective January 1, 2022, county residents will incur a 5-cent tax on plastic bags in grocery stores, convenience stores, and drug stores.
Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield) was the board’s lone dissenting vote.
The Board of Supervisors Environmental Committee is scheduled to meet at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 2, 2018
Fairfax County Government Center (Conference Room 11)