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02/17/19 6:00am
02/17/2019 6:00 AM

Single-use plastics could become a thing of the past in Suffolk County.

Southampton Town officials Tuesday adopted a new code amendment that will ban plastic straws and polystyrene (Styrofoam) take-away containers at food establishments.

The new law goes into effect in May — and Suffolk County could follow suit. READ

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08/30/17 3:22pm
08/30/2017 3:22 PM

Legislation to freeze automatic raises for Suffolk County elected officials has taken a step forward.

On Wednesday, the Suffolk County Legislature’s committee on government operations, personnel housing and information technology approved the bill by a 6-0 vote. The Legislature is expected to vote on it next Wednesday, Sept. 6, at the county center in Riverside.

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