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

Know Your Government

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Comments

County meetings aired via video taped

All County Legislative meetings should be video taped and aired to inform taxpayers of issues before them and their decision. Most people are unable to attend these meetings and it would also insure the legislators' getting to their agends in a timely fashion. In stead of having attendees wait ungodly hours before they start their sessions.

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