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Siena Poll: majority of voters in favor of plastic bag ban, strongly oppose ban on mugshots

Posted at 5:57 AM, Apr 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-16 06:04:53-04

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW) — A majority of New York State voters are in favor of a ban on single-use plastic bags.

That's according to a new Sienna College Poll.

The poll looked at several proposals included in the recently passed state budget.

More than 60-percent of New York State voter are in favor of the ban on plastic bags.

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Recent Sienna College Poll asks voters if a ban on plastig bags will be good or bad for New York. Courtesy of Sienna College Poll.

On the flip side, 58-percent of voters think banning the release of mug shots will be bad for New York.

A majority of New Yorkers also were strongly opposed to the governor getting a raise in salary.

You can read about the findings here.