Issue of the Week

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

(9407 votes)
49.25%
(9693 votes)
50.75%
19100 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

There should be stronger texting laws to stop texting while driving

(1023 votes)
Vote up!
44.17%
(1293 votes)
Vote down!
55.83%
2316 votes

Texting while driving is as bad as drinking while driving.

Comments

WTF???

As I write this, the current vote stands at 49.13% for and 50.87% against this proposal. This tells me one of two things. Our population is overrun with dim bulbs, or not enough people have lost loved ones to distracted drivers yet. What a disgrace!

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