Issue of the Week

Are you concerned President Trump forcing 46 Obama-era U.S. Attorneys to resign will disrupt ongoing investigations?

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Over the weekend, President Trump asked for the resignations of 46 U.S. Attorneys. Preet Bhahara refused to step down and was fired. Those in support of these actions say past Presidents have done the same thing so fair is fair. Those against are concerned the delay in finding replacements will hurt ongoing investigations, like those against former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto and Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano. Are you concerned President Trump forcing 46 Obama-era U.S. Attorneys to resign will disrupt ongoing investigations?

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Legislature

Do you believe Nassau County's employee wage freeze should be lifted in 2014?

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For the past three years, Nassau County's 7,000-plus employees have had a wage freeze imposed by NIFA (Nassau Interim Finance Authority). The wage freeze was instituted because, in recent years, Nassau County government has had a difficult time balancing its budget. Though Nassau County's sales tax revenue has increased as a result of economic activity due to the cleanup and rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy, county workers' wages have remained frozen. Do you believe the county executive should lift the wage freeze and honor previously negotiated contracts sometime in 2014?

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