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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

Revamp the whole IDA system

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Only way Nassau grows is if they attract new business. IDA tax breaks should only be given to new, out of state, businesses. Shopping malls and car dealerships can't pick up and leave.

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