Legislative Questionnaire "Let Your Voice Be Heard"

 

As your State Senator your views are important to me.

The legislative questionnaire below is your opportunity to let your voice be heard.  Please keep in mind that these questions do not necessarily reflect my views. This is your chance to express your opinion. I want to know your position on the important issues facing our community so that I may best represent you.

Please provide your contact information and e-mail address below. Everyone who answers this survey will receive a copy of the tabulated results. All responses will be kept confidential.

Thank you for taking the time to participate.

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Would you support the repeal of the new recreational saltwater fishing license fee?
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Do you support a property tax cap that limits any yearly increase to 2 percent of your property taxes, including school district taxes?
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Do you support requiring school districts to consolidate their administrative functions to help save tax money?
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Job creation is one my top priorities. Do you support the establishment of tax credits for every new job a small business creates?
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New York State government has raised taxes by over $14 billion in the past two years, but still faces another $10 billion State Budget deficit again this year. Do you support balancing the State Budget and eliminating the deficit without raising taxes?
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Would you support balancing the State Budget and eliminating the deficit by cutting spending, even if it means a reduction in state government services?
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Would you support a State Budget that cuts spending even if that meant reducing spending on education aid and health care programs?
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Would you support a cap on New York State Budget annual spending increases?
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Do you support the repeal of the job-killing MTA payroll tax?
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Do you support stronger fraud protections for welfare programs, including fingerprinting recipients, to eliminate waste and abuse?
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New York currently spends over $1 billion a week on Medicaid services. Do you feel the state is doing enough to protect taxpayers from fraud, waste and abuse in the Medicaid program?
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Do you support tighter restrictions on Medicaid spending, even if that means some services will no longer be available?
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Do you support restoring the STAR Rebate check program to provide more school property tax relief?
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Do you support expanding the use of red light cameras in Suffolk County?
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Recent reports have indicated that pension costs for public sector employees are set to drastically increase. Would you support changing the pension system for new employees, from a traditional defined benefit plan to a defined contribution plan such as a 401k or IRA system?
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Do you support a moratorium on any MTA fare increase until it completes a comprehensive multi-year administrative cost reduction program?
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Do you believe we need to do more to improve the water quality in the Great South Bay and its tributaries, including the Connetquot, Carman’s and Forge rivers.?