A decision last month by a state Supreme Court justice that Nassau County was imposing an “illegal tax” on commercial property owners is seen by Suffolk.
Legislator Rob Trotta as “absolutely” a sign that a lawsuit brought against increased real property fees charged by Suffolk County will also win out. (more…)
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It’s not the outright ban on plastic bags that some officials had sought in the past, but come Jan. 1, a bill that Suffolk County passed in 2016 will take effect — and you’ll pay a nickel for every non-reusable paper or plastic shopping bag provided by a store. Shoppers can avoid the fee by bringing their own reusable bags. (more…)