Issue of the Week

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

(1170 votes)
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46.78%
(1331 votes)
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53.22%
2501 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

Remove illegal aliens from Nassau Schools.

(559 votes)
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40.19%
(832 votes)
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59.81%
1391 votes

Nearly the entire 3rd floor of the Hicksville High School is ESL. The staggering number of illegal alien children is bloating our school budget and driving our school taxes out of control. I'm retired on a fixed income and can't afford anymore increases. I pickup my grandchild from the school and she can even point them out. This free ride at our expense must stop NOW>

Over 2000 illegals moved to L.I.

(884 votes)
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42.75%
(1184 votes)
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57.25%
2068 votes

Of all the places in the US, the feds decided to move these kids here to L.I., the highest cost of living is in this area, what is wrong with say, New Mexico or Texas? Isn't it enough that we are paying the highest property taxes for schools in the nation that we have to absorb even more? I have nothing against these people, but the feds have no problem bending us over, they can put their pet projects somewhere else where its less costly...

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