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Albany, NY  (Albany County)

 
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Syracuse, NY (Onondaga County)

 
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Rochester, NY (Monroe County)

News

Counties in the News, November 13, 2017

Monday's news from counties across the state.

NATION

The Opioid Files: More Than 100 States and Cities Are Suing Drug Companies

Struggling Suburb? Merge It With the Big City Next Door.

Tax plans boost business – but not real estate, charities or colleges

Faso introduces legislation to raise awareness and research funding to fight Lyme

STATEWIDE

State increases projected budget deficit to $4.4B

State offers up to $180K in grants for substance abuse programs

Cuomo administration looking to revamp health home program

State adopts standard agritourism safety regulations to help protect farmers from lawsuits

Lawmakers look to get sports betting in New York

U.S. Agriculture Census begins; results can help track NY trends

Cuomo signs bill adding PTSD to medical marijuana program

NEW YORK CITY

NYC is the cigarette smuggling capital of the US: study

NYC to make subway announcements gender neutral

LONG ISLAND

School bus strike continues for 2nd week on Long Island; thousands of students affected

NIFA rejects Nassau County's 2018 budget

HUDSON VALLEY                                                    

Astorino announces winning bid to run Westchester Airport

Region's homebuyers could be casualties of GOP tax plan

DEC sues Orange County industrial site owners

Neuhaus renews call for Route 17 upgrades

Local partnerships to reduce veterans homelessness make ‘real progress,' says state comptroller

CAPITAL

Saratoga County Sheriff's host Narcan training

Saratoga County agency looks to grow local semiconductor industry

New Baby Cafe in Schenectady aims to help nursing mothers

NORTH COUNTRY  

New York state files rail-trail appeal notice

DEC replaces two snowmobile bridges in St. Lawrence County

SOUTHERN TIER  

No tax rate increase in Chemung County for the 13th consecutive year

Tioga County: Chamber hosts Leadership Tioga 2017 graduation

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Local Adoption Day Event Celebrates Children and Families Who Find Forever Homes

Possible Cayuga Heights zoning change stirs up AirBnB controversy

Cayuga County Office Building, budget, subjects of upcoming meetings

County tax rate decreasing 8 cents from 2017 to 2018 Public hearing on the budget is 7 p.m. Dec. 14

Report states Oswego County has 28 structurally deficient bridges

FINGER LAKES

Seneca County FC, IDA, EDC schedule joint meeting

Phone Scam Alert in Ontario County

Yates County spending up but tax rate down

New commissioner at helm of county DSS

Empire Access to acquire Axcess Ontario fiber ring

WESTERN NEW YORK

County Legislature to begin $230 million budget review

On either side of Niagara Falls, when it rains, it pours sewage and stormwater

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