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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

Do you support the continued use of tax payer money for legislators to send mailings to residents?

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This year budget is set at $1.3M of expense.

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County Legislators

Instead of just cutting the mailings, which is a great idea, why don't we cut the number of legislators in half. We will save on the salaries of the legislators and their back up staff, the space they use, maintenance, county cars, etc. and in doing so we may even slow down the opportunities they always find for new ways of taxing us.

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