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Desmond Hotel
Albany, NY  (Albany County)

 
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May 2 – 4, 2018
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Syracuse, NY (Onondaga County)

 
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September 24 - 26
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Rochester, NY (Monroe County)

News

Counties in the News, October 12, 2017

Thursday's news from counties across the state.
NYSAC
County Leaders Renew Call On Congressional Delegation to Oppose the Elimination of the State and Local Tax Deduction

Another Voice: Prop 3 will help communities in forest preserves
 

NATION
State AGs Ask Congress to End Medicaid Restriction on Drug Treatment
 

Medicaid Covers All That? It's More Than Just Health Care for the Poor.
 

Obesity Thrives in the Suburbs
 

How Technology Can Help Police Departments Address Racial Bias and Be More Effective
 

Newly-signed California food recovery bill seen as model for other states
 

How Better Procurement Can Drive Better Outcomes for Cities

As Disasters Grow More Frequent, How Should States and Cities Prepare?
 

STATEWIDE
A special session for what? Lawmakers await an answer
 

DiNapoli: Tab looms for locally owned bridges
 

Zucker says state would end CHIP if Congress doesn't renew program
 

State releases new regulations for home care workers
 

Senate sends 44 bills to Cuomo, including bans on indoor vaping and circus elephants
 

State announces up to $30 million for supportive housing
 

New York's first open enrollment under Trump is a test of how much state can ignore D.C.
 

Task force considers plastic bag fee or ban
 

Youth e-cigarette use continues to rise, bucking national trend
 

Governor Wants Extra $35M To Help Lake & River Flood Victims
 

NEW YORK CITY
Nearly 100 NYC bridges are ‘structurally deficient': DiNapoli
 

10% of New York City Public School Students Were Homeless Last Year
 

LONG ISLAND 
LGBT leaders speak with Suffolk lawmakers on National Coming Out Day
 

Suffolk County Braces For Deep Cuts To Social Services
 

Suffolk libraries host series of service projects on Oct. 14
 

Column: Political issues affecting Nassau County residents
 

HUDSON VALLEY       
County Treasurer Named To NYSAC Committee
 

County Executive's Corner: Rockland Non-profits to the Rescue
 

Dutchess: Molinaro breaks down shared services plan, previews county budget
 

Film production in region gets $8 million boost from Ulster
 

More money for historic courthouse in Newburgh
 

Village of Liberty struggles with century-old broken sewer line
 

Ulster County committee again postpones action on measure to have county assume responsibility for unpaid village taxes
 

Preventing Lead Poisoning Across Putnam
 

County Budget Remains Below Tax Cap For Sixth Year In Succession
 

Dutchess Legislature bans plastic foam use by chain restaurants
 

CAPITAL
Albany area needs more than $871 million in bridge repairs, comptroller says
 

Schenectady County OKs budget with 1% tax cut
 

Rensselaer County law would limit chemical discharge in water
 

2018 Albany County Budget: Fifth Consecutive Year Under Tax Cap
 

State cancels $5M grant for downtown Albany hotel/apartments
 

State report highlights need for funding to fix bridges
 

NORTH COUNTRY
Lake City Local Development Corp. is reborn
 

Local water projects win funds
 

County sales tax showing strength
 

Essex County to study citizens-alert calling system
 

MOHAWK VALLEY
Picente, Legislature upbeat about shared services
 

ANDRO receives $7M federal contract
 

Herkimer County taxpayers oppose eminent domain proceedings regarding possible jail site
 

Region gets more than $14M for water projects
 

OUR VIEW: Make views known on county budget
 

SOUTHERN TIER                                                             
'Major' update on Broome Developmental Center expected Friday
 

Office For Aging Acting Director is Named
 

Chemung law enforcement agencies get new radios
 

Southern Tier gets $23 million in clean water infrastructure grants
 

CENTRAL NEW YORK
Onondaga County Legislature adopts $1.29B budget with new park fees, same taxes
 

Oswego to collect taxes faster with shortened foreclosures
 

Deadline for voting registration approaches for Tompkins County
 

FINGER LAKES
Batavia was ready for its cameo in ‘Marshall'
 

Advocates urge action on opioid epidemic
 

Town launches waste diversion program
 

WESTERN NEW YORK
Erie County sheriff's deputies start testing body cameras
 

Local OTB makes case for lower tax rate
 

Batavia Downs Gaming officials urge "level playing field" to provide governments more revenue
 

Salary increases for Allegany County administrators to be discussed in public hearing
 

Erie County Board of Elections offers extended hours for absentee voting
 

Erie County officials unveil plan to save taxpayers $4.5 million
 

Niagara County fights crime with new cameras

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