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

Investigate

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2125 votes

DA office needs to investigate Finances and hiring practices of Villages.

Comments

Create a real IG

An office of Inspector General or real Department of Investigation could lead it and insure that all things are being handled in accordance to the law, make arrest, subpoena or refer the case to the appropriate agency for review. Nassau needs oversight, including the towns and villages.

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