Issue of the Week

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

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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

Stop all voter communications by mail from Nassau Legislators 90 days before an election

(705 votes)
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44.93%
(864 votes)
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55.07%
1569 votes

Many of the mail pieces are being used for self promotion at the taxpayer's expense and provide little important information.

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano Needs to Resign! Here are 4 reasons why.

(826 votes)
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43.68%
(1065 votes)
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56.32%
1891 votes

4 Reasons Ed Mangano Needs to Resign

With so many indictments and convictions of Long Island public officials, residents have become numb. Sadly, it’s all just business as usual, and we’ve come to accept it. Corrupt politicians hurt our communities in many ways, and it’s got to stop. That’s why I’m calling for Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano to resign.

Every Nassau contract including those under $25,000 should need legislative approval

(1113 votes)
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45.56%
(1330 votes)
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54.44%
2443 votes

Too much taxpayer money being wasted.

Do you support the continued use of tax payer money for legislators to send mailings to residents?

(1019 votes)
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43.53%
(1322 votes)
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56.47%
2341 votes

This year budget is set at $1.3M of expense.

The County needs to adopt the Zarb report recommendations

(1150 votes)
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46.56%
(1320 votes)
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53.44%
2470 votes

Residents need to feel corruption is being kept in check and the people come first.
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