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

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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?

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Legislature

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

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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.

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Cook turned Nassau County Sheriff

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