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

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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

Do you support the Republican Party's plans for tax reform?

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The Senate and the House have offered roughly similar versions of sweeping tax reform. Key points are a doubling of the standard deduction, cutting corporate tax rates to 20%, doubling the threshold for the estate tax, cutting Medicare and Medicaid, and the loss of deductibility of state and local taxes. Here is a link to a comparison of both plans: https://www.consumerreports.org/taxes/how-to-compare-senate-house-gop-ta...
Do you support the Republican Party's plans for tax reform?

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