Issue of the Week

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

Your Ideas for a Better, More Efficient Government

Lipa

(1142 votes)
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45.16%
(1387 votes)
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54.84%
2529 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

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56.17%
2553 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

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2352 votes

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

Why? LIPA

(1029 votes)
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(1323 votes)
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56.25%
2352 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.

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