Issue of the Week

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

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11354 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

Stop all voter communications by mail from Nassau Legislators 90 days before an election

(651 votes)
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44.87%
(800 votes)
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55.13%
1451 votes

Many of the mail pieces are being used for self promotion at the taxpayer's expense and provide little important information.

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano Needs to Resign! Here are 4 reasons why.

(765 votes)
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43.2%
(1006 votes)
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56.8%
1771 votes

4 Reasons Ed Mangano Needs to Resign

With so many indictments and convictions of Long Island public officials, residents have become numb. Sadly, it’s all just business as usual, and we’ve come to accept it. Corrupt politicians hurt our communities in many ways, and it’s got to stop. That’s why I’m calling for Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano to resign.

Every Nassau contract including those under $25,000 should need legislative approval

(1058 votes)
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45.41%
(1272 votes)
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54.59%
2330 votes

Too much taxpayer money being wasted.

Do you support the continued use of tax payer money for legislators to send mailings to residents?

(974 votes)
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43.6%
(1260 votes)
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56.4%
2234 votes

This year budget is set at $1.3M of expense.

The County needs to adopt the Zarb report recommendations

(1078 votes)
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46.37%
(1247 votes)
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53.63%
2325 votes

Residents need to feel corruption is being kept in check and the people come first.
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