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

(1142 votes)
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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

Standardize the permit approval process for businesses throughout Nassau County

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1163 votes

Time is money and a long approval process discourages investment in our community. It should be simple and easy with the same approval process in every village and town.

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