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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

Nassau Coliseum idea

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With the exit for the New York Islanders, Nassau county should really consider a lucrative project to do with the land. Being that you have a hotel in the area already, a casino comes to mind. It is by a major highway, easily accessible and would generate jobs and revenue for the entire surrounding area. If not a casino, sell the building to a sporting outlet like the W.W.E. I am sure both Donald Trump (for Casino) and Vince McMahon (W.W.E) would be interested for the potential of expanding their empires.

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you can also continue to have

you can also continue to have events as well with either option as well. Something to at least ponder. Nassau counties budget is in the red to where it may be a potential saving grace.

Coliseum

Being how the county already screwded up the last deal, maybe they shouldn't drag their feet should another deal come up! Idiots!

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