Issue of the Week

Would you support Nassau County imposing a five-cent fee on plastic and paper carryout bags?

(7810 votes)
Vote up!
48.87%
(8172 votes)
Vote down!
51.13%
15982 votes

On January 1, 2018, a new Suffolk County law will go into effect, charging a five-cent fee for plastic and paper carryout bags, at a variety of retail stores. Those in support of the fee believe it will protect the environment. Those against view it as a tax that will hurt local businesses. Would you support Nassau County imposing a five-cent fee on plastic and paper carryout bags?

Nassau County Weather

Overcast
  • Overcast
  • Wind: Variable, 4.6 mph
Reported by La Guardia Airport on:
Mon, 02/24/2020 - 04:38

Legislature

Big Time Donors Shouldn't Be Allowed To Recommend Political Appointees

(1068 votes)
Vote up!
43.95%
(1362 votes)
Vote down!
56.05%
2430 votes

While not illegal it seems unethical that political donors could recommend who gets the top jobs in government. This whole Hardwick/Melius/Mangano affair doesn't give the people confidence that their best interests are at stake.

Comments

Case an point

Cook turned Nassau County Sheriff

  • Showing 1-1 of 1