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

(1117 votes)
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46.64%
(1278 votes)
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53.36%
2395 votes

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

There should be a list of all Nassau County invoices that are 30 days past due

(499 votes)
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41.07%
(716 votes)
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58.93%
1215 votes

Nassau is floating multi-millions in unpaid expenses. There is no posted information on the County website as to how large overdue invoices are which would give taxpayers a sense if the budget is really balanced or not. Is it just smoke and mirrors around election time?

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