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Drinking Water Protection Program

Bellone withdraws controversial bill to divert Drinking Water Protection Program funds

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After backlash from environmental advocates and opposition among legislators, the county executive today withdrew his bill to put a referendum on the November ballot that would have changed the distribution of quarter-percent sales tax revenues.

Former county exec Steve Levy joins Bellone in push-back on quarter-percent sales tax ‘misinformation’

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Former county executive Steve Levy says it's inaccurate and unfair to characterize Suffolk's quarter-percent sales tax as an environmental protection measure.
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