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August 14, 2014 5:00 AM

AM Alert: Appropriations committees take up plastic bag ban, hundreds more bills

With a Friday deadline for fiscal committees to report bills to the floor, appropriations committees in the state Senate and Assembly will churn through lengthy suspense files today. The Senate has more than 300 items to get through, while the Assembly has almost 150 on the docket. Everything from pet lovers’ license plates to epinephrin autoinjectors are up for consideration.

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