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

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18931 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

SafeTrade in Nassau County PD Stations

(2383 votes)
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45.88%
(2811 votes)
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54.12%
5194 votes

Future buyers, future sellers on Long Island.
Wouldn't it be great if there were safe areas to conduct legitimate trades from Craigslist, Facebook and other apps like letgo. Imagine an open, brightly lit lobby with surveillance cameras and more police officers than you can count -- all watching you as you conduct your transaction. Let's add locations in Nassau County to the SafeTrade Stations national list! http://www.safetradestations.com/

Stop the Proliferation of Political Signs

(2493 votes)
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46.44%
(2875 votes)
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53.56%
5368 votes

This suggestion was posted to the NassauSuggestionBox.com Facebook page:
Here is a suggestion which would improve quality of life in Nassau County:
I understand political signs are a form of free speech and therefore are protected by the 1st Amendment but i think there are a number of viable options to better deal with them:
1) both parties agree not to do them and they invest the money elsewhere in their campaigns

Sanitation Workers

(780 votes)
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45.35%
(940 votes)
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54.65%
1720 votes

Raise the benefits for all sanitation workers. They work harder then any one in Nassau. They breath more toxic air in one day then the men at 911 did in six months. Look how much money those guys made.

RED LIGHT CAMERAS

(748 votes)
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45.47%
(897 votes)
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54.53%
1645 votes

Take down all the red light cameras in Nassau, and take all the surcharges off all tickets. How many times do you have to pay for the same ticket.

helmet law

(753 votes)
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44.58%
(936 votes)
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55.42%
1689 votes

motorcycle riders don't want a helmet law if you ride a motorcycle you have the right to choose . Live free or die.