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

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49.25%
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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

The NYS Legislature should have passed comprehensive ethics reform.

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44.57%
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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.

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