Issue of the Week

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

(9406 votes)
49.25%
(9691 votes)
50.75%
19097 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

Legislature

The NYS Legislature should have passed comprehensive ethics reform.

(899 votes)
44.57%
(1118 votes)
55.43%
2017 votes

Stripping pensions from corrupt elected officials is just a small step. The best time for change is during a crisis and this was a missed opportunity to win back the public's trust.

There should be stronger texting laws to stop texting while driving

(1023 votes)
Vote up!
44.21%
(1291 votes)
Vote down!
55.79%
2314 votes

Texting while driving is as bad as drinking while driving.

State Term Limits

(855 votes)
Vote up!
44.25%
(1077 votes)
Vote down!
55.75%
1932 votes

This thought is something that I proposed during my run for the State Assembly in 2010.

We should limit the State Senate to two (2) five (5) years terms, and the State Assembly to five (5) two (2) year terms. 22 years years in the state government is too long.

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