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Matthew Dodson

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Director, Local Government Relations for the California Grocers Association. He is based in Los Angeles.

Matthew Dodson on KCRW

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California’s Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger supported a statewide ban on plastic bags, but it was killed in the state legislature.

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