Friday, April 04, 2003

Has the bottle-deposit law outlived its usefulness? I voted for the bottle-deposit law when it was on the ballot in 1982, and I've never given it one second's thought since then. If anything, I suppose I would have thought it should be expanded to cover such things as wine and juice bottles. Boston Globe columnist Steve Bailey this morning says the law ought to be repealed, and he comes damn close to convincing me.

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