Food container ban will cost state hundreds of jobs

“The bottom line is that our legislators should reject this short-sighted proposal. It will result in the immediate elimination of manufacturing jobs, increased costs for small businesses and do nothing to improve the environment. Our legislators have the unique opportunity to work with the business community and other stakeholders to identify cost-effective and environmentally-friendly strategies that address our common goals. SB 568 is not the answer to improving the environment nor is it the answer to the jobs crisis.” (Los Angeles Daily News, August 23, 2012). Read it here.