Issue of the Week

Would you support a nationwide law to ban the sale of assault weapons and semi-automatic rifles?

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The horrific mass murder in Las Vegas has re-opened the national debate on gun control. Those in support of a ban on assault weapons and semi-automatic rifles believe there is no good reason for citizens to own guns capable of mass murder. Those against want freedom to own any type of gun, and feel it's a violation of their 2nd Amendment rights. Would you support a nationwide law to ban the sale of assault weapons and semi-automatic rifles?

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Legislature

Your Ideas for a Better, More Efficient Government

Back to school sales tax holidays

(382 votes)
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45.26%
(462 votes)
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54.74%
844 votes

The sales tax in Nassau County is 8.625%. According to the Wall Street Journal consumers will spend an average of $673.57 on back to school items for grades K-12 this year. Tax savings would be over $58 per family. A one week tax holiday sometime in August would work best.

Stop Common Core and high stakes testing

(363 votes)
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43.68%
(468 votes)
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56.32%
831 votes

The only ones who benefit are private corporations and it's hurting our children.

All of Long Island should have Universal Pre-K

(500 votes)
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46.99%
(564 votes)
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53.01%
1064 votes

New York City has it why don't we? Received this email from a NYC Assemblyman today: Pre-K for All provides free, full-day, high-quality pre-K and will lay the foundation of skills and knowledge to prepare for our children for school and life. All programs create a high-quality learning experience designed to support how young children learn and develop.

Stop Common Core Now!

(527 votes)
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48.44%
(561 votes)
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51.56%
1088 votes

Common Core is detrimental to students, teachers and public education. The link below is a recent article I wrote about this topic in the "Island Now."
http://www.theislandnow.com/great_neck/opinions/all-things-political-why...

Would you be willing to pay more state taxes in order for schools to receive more funding?

(644 votes)
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50.47%
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49.53%
1276 votes