Senator Rhoads' Legislative Questionnaire

1. Do you feel that New York State is headed in the right direction?
2. Have you been negatively impacted by inflation and the increasing prices of gas and household essentials?
3. Do you feel crime has increased in your neighborhood making you feel less safe?
4. Do you believe that bail reform, limits on judicial discretion, changes to discovery laws, and elimination of certain parole violations have made your community safer?
5. Are you concerned about the government mandates, regulations and/or laws that limit personal rights or local government decision-making?
6. Do you support the Governor’s proposal to take local control away from our communities and allow the State to re-zone areas around LIRR train stations so that more housing units (average of 50 residential units per acre; 25,000 more units around every LIRR station in Nassau County) can be built?
7. Are you concerned about proposed statewide policies requiring homeowners and businesses transition to all-electric energy with the elimination of gas hook ups?
8. To bail out the MTA, the Governor has proposed a 47% increase to the payroll tax on local businesses. Do you think these businesses should have to pay to keep the MTA afloat?
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