Issue of the Week

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

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4728 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

Lipa

(1058 votes)
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44.77%
(1305 votes)
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55.23%
2363 votes

Sell all of LIPA to a private company to lower prices and improve service.
We shouldn't have to live with government inefficiencies any more.

Create a Nassau Power Agency

(1020 votes)
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43.5%
(1325 votes)
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56.5%
2345 votes

Nassau County should have a power agency of its own. This agency would replace LIPA in Nassau County. It would bring power back fast.

Suggestion

(940 votes)
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42.9%
(1251 votes)
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57.1%
2191 votes

Have ALL of LIPA's top management fired immediately and lose all of the golden parachute benefits.

Why? LIPA

(968 votes)
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44.1%
(1227 votes)
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55.9%
2195 votes

Why dose LIPA exist , is the N.Y. S. Power Authority so incompetent that we need another organization .Total waste of tax payer money."Down State" funds paid for outside plant and power plants built UpState yet we see no relief on cost, they put up wind turbines under the hight required to be effective..Pure waste.

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