Issue of the Week

Would you support a nationwide law to ban the sale of assault weapons and semi-automatic rifles?

(275 votes)
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513 votes

The horrific mass murder in Las Vegas has re-opened the national debate on gun control. Those in support of a ban on assault weapons and semi-automatic rifles believe there is no good reason for citizens to own guns capable of mass murder. Those against want freedom to own any type of gun, and feel it's a violation of their 2nd Amendment rights. Would you support a nationwide law to ban the sale of assault weapons and semi-automatic rifles?

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Legislature

Your Ideas for a Better, More Efficient Government

Update all antiquated HVAC systems in government buildings through energy performance contracts

(338 votes)
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39.35%
(521 votes)
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60.65%
859 votes

The energy savings pay for the upgrade!

Wind Farms of the coast of Montauk

(704 votes)
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48.52%
(747 votes)
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51.48%
1451 votes

We need more renewable energy and wind farms off of Montauk would create a stable and reliable source of power for Long Island

Energy Performance Contracts in all Nassau County Buildings

(576 votes)
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43.15%
(759 votes)
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56.85%
1335 votes

This is a no-brainer. Why hasn't it been done yet? Won't cost the county a dime and will save money long term.

Lease rooftop space on Nassau County government buildings for the purpose of generating solar power electricity.

(767 votes)
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51.48%
(723 votes)
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48.52%
1490 votes

The Town of Brookhaven is in the process of doing it and it will generate over $2M per year of new revenue. Why not do the same thing in Nassau?

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/towns/long-island-now-1.1732330/brook...

Install "Digesters"

(566 votes)
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39.39%
(871 votes)
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60.61%
1437 votes

Take organic waste that is collected with general municipal waste, and include it in "digesters" to create methane to generate electricity.