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Counties in the News, March 20, 2017

Monday's news from counties around the state.
NYSAC
Counties Applaud State Legislature's Commitment to Local Infrastructure
The New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) and its member counties applaud the members of the State Senate and State Assembly for strengthening the state's commitment to local clean water, and road and bridge infrastructure projects.
 

State Legislative Budgets Address Proposed Cost Shifts to County Taxpayers
The State Legislature last week addressed two significant cost shifts in the 2017-18 Executive State Budget proposal.  The first one addressed a cost shift in public health problems, which was rejected by both the Senate and Assembly in their respective one house budget bills.
 
STATEWIDE

NY warns scam targets employee tax information
 
HUDSON VALLEY

Ulster residents to voice their concerns about replacing Obamacare with Trumpcare
 

Tyner wants Dutchess County to sue opioid manufacturers
 

Advocates decry proposed Meals on Wheels cuts
 

Applications Being Accepted for Affordable Homes Sold by Westchester County
 

Rockland has lowest unemployment rate in the Hudson Valley
 

Astorino calls for expanding program for non-custodial dads
 
CAPITAL

Albany County discussing possible cuts under President's plan
 

Rensselaer County legislators approve final bond for sewer project
 

Award-winning Albany distillery announces million dollar downtown expansion
 
NORTH COUNTRY

High Cost of Public Safety
 
MOHAWK VALLEY

Government officials need priorities straight
 

What's plan for bed tax?
 

Solar array contract approved
 

Herkimer Co. legislator continues push for Higby Road lights

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Madison County Board of Supervisors: green energy loan program enacted, DMV revenue pursued
 
WESTERN NEW YORK

Consolidation is key: Genesee, Orleans should be able to have regional jail
 

Collins pushes state limit on Medicaid
 

Anti-blight business going strong
 

Amid protest, GOP officials from Erie, Niagara counties tout Collins Medicaid plan
 

Consolidation law passes first hurdle
 

Banking wins
 

Buying development rights may protect Niagara Falls air base
 

Allegany County District 1 GOP to meet on legislative replacement

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