Issue of the Week

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

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2578 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

Long Island needs high speed ferries to commute to NYC!

(896 votes)
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45.78%
(1061 votes)
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54.22%
1957 votes

Every other part of NY the Metro area has them except Long Island.

Create an oversight board for Nassau County's water districts

(921 votes)
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44.13%
(1166 votes)
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55.87%
2087 votes

There are 46 separate water districts in Nassau County and there needs to be and oversight board to foster communication and share information among them.

Grass cutting

(817 votes)
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44.82%
(1006 votes)
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55.18%
1823 votes

Is anyone else incensed by the way the county handles upkeep of the flora and fauna? They cut the grass and only when it gets to the 3 foot height and to top it off, they only cut the first ten feet of it! It’s looking like that documentary "50 years after people" as though we have all become extinct and there is no one to maintain the environment! We pay the highest taxes in the nation.....

Inspect every bridge and overpass in Nassau and prioritize need of repair

(823 votes)
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45.24%
(996 votes)
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54.76%
1819 votes

With the recent collapse of the bridge in Washington State leadership should be proactive in inspecting bridges and overpasses in need of repair.

See Click Fix - Great way to use technology to make government more efficient

(796 votes)
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43.69%
(1026 votes)
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1822 votes

Use your cell phone to report potholes, graffiti etc.

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