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Should NYS automatically register residents to vote when they obtain or renew a driver's license?

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Rhode Island just became the ninth state to automatically register and re-register residents when they obtain or renew a driver's license, unless they opt out. Their stated purpose is to create cleaner voter records and mitigate concerns of voter fraud. In the NYS legislature most Democrats want automatic voter registration to make voting as seamless and easy as possible. Those against, such as NYS Senate Republicans, feel the current system works just fine. Should NYS automatically register residents to vote when they obtain or renew a driver's license?

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Stop the robocalls!

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They are a disruptive public nuisance. Pass legislation for unsolicited robocalls to receive a dollar a call fine and they will soon cease to exist.

The new Belmont Park RFP needs to be an open and transparent process

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105 votes

The land should go to the proposal that shows the best use of the most valuable real estate left to develop on Long Island.

During the summer of commuter hell run ferries from Port Washington, Huntington and Long Beach

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168 votes

Figure it out.

building and road vibrations

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159 votes

The US Army Corps of Engineers let a contract to rebuild the barrier island beaches. The contract allowed for the bidder to choose their method of delivery of materials to the work site. The result of this decision is that the 20 vehicle caravans per day carrying 20 tons of material each trip for the next 2 years is causing damage to our homes and roads. Who is going to pay for the repairs?

Standardize the permit approval process for businesses throughout Nassau County

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Time is money and a long approval process discourages investment in our community. It should be simple and easy with the same approval process in every village and town.