Issue of the Week

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

(2995 votes)
47.05%
(3370 votes)
52.95%
6365 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

Your Ideas for a Better, More Efficient Government

Lipa

(1061 votes)
Vote up!
44.79%
(1308 votes)
Vote down!
55.21%
2369 votes

Sell all of LIPA to a private company to lower prices and improve service.
We shouldn't have to live with government inefficiencies any more.

Create a Nassau Power Agency

(1026 votes)
Vote up!
43.55%
(1330 votes)
Vote down!
56.45%
2356 votes

Nassau County should have a power agency of its own. This agency would replace LIPA in Nassau County. It would bring power back fast.

Suggestion

(943 votes)
42.77%
(1262 votes)
57.23%
2205 votes

Have ALL of LIPA's top management fired immediately and lose all of the golden parachute benefits.

Why? LIPA

(971 votes)
Vote up!
44.06%
(1233 votes)
Vote down!
55.94%
2204 votes

Why dose LIPA exist , is the N.Y. S. Power Authority so incompetent that we need another organization .Total waste of tax payer money."Down State" funds paid for outside plant and power plants built UpState yet we see no relief on cost, they put up wind turbines under the hight required to be effective..Pure waste.