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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

Bring back the Islanders

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They are floundering in Brooklyn. Sell seat licenses to subsidize bringing them back.

Comments

Different location, same story

The Islanders had the lowest league attendance while in Nassau County. Bring them back for what? If the fan base is not going to attend games on a consistent basis, it would be a huge waste of time moving them again!

Islanders attendance

Check the attendance for 2013-2014 and 2014-2015.the Coliseum
had one of the smallest capacities of any NHL arena. Barclays is not much bigger with bad site lines. Check Islanders attendance at
http://www.hockeydb.com/nhl-attendance/att_graph.php?tmi=7085

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