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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

Transparency in County Contracts

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2119 votes

Nassau County should have a search engine for County Contracts on its website https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/ Residents should be able to search the database by a price range or by vendor for easy access to public information. AMH

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Transparency in County Contracts

We all know about the no-bid contracts that have been "unearthed" once again in the County of Corruption. Sweetheart deals, the cronyism, the no-tax deals to big developers, and the same old, same old. We all know it exists, the problem is how to eliminate it. It's time to clean house in all areas of government. It is no longer a representative government by the people and for the people, but a government for the government to be supported by the people.

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