Late on Monday night, the ABQ City Council voted 6-3 to repeal the plastic bag ban. The repeal faced opposition in front of the council with hours of public comment pleading with councilors to keep the ban, including a group of 35 local businesses. The vote was six to three in favor of ending the ban. The mayor could still veto it, but with six councilors voting in favor of the repeal they would likely be able to override the veto.
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