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News

Counties in the News, November 14, 2017

Tuesday's news from counties across the state.
NATION
Recycle Or Incinerate? The Battle Of The Blue Bins
Federal tax plan threatens future of public housing
Government Need to Start Preparing Budgets for Climate Change

STATEWIDE
NY mayors unite to fight for tax deductions
GOP tax changes could ‘derail' New York economy, official says
New York to join other states in discussions on cutting transportation emissions
Zemsky: START-UP NY will probably stay leaderless
NY State of Health Launches Statewide Ad Campaign for 2018 Open Enrollment Period
Be ready for tougher immigration enforcement, experts say
Cuomo vetoes bill to enhance correction officers' pensions

NEW YORK CITY
With little ado, de Blasio launches New York City's longest fast-bus service
Tiny parking ticket mistake costs NYC $26M
Planning costs mount on Cuomo's LaGuardia AirTrain
New York City looks to build on a program that keeps young offenders near their homes

LONG ISLAND
Report: LI, NYC workers lost estimated $8.2B in 3 days after Sandy
Suffolk County: Ranks First In State For Sales Of Non-Dairy Products
LIRR: Follow-up to ‘summer of hell' planned early next year
LI home prices continue to climb
Report: Opioid abuse poses special problems for pregnant women

HUDSON VALLEY                                                    
Thruway budget continues Tappan Zee spending
County budget: Astorino again keeping property taxes flat, counting on $30M from airport
Patrick Farm owes county, schools $465K in back taxes

CAPITAL
CCE Rensselaer County Annual Meeting
Police mourn death of Saratoga County deputy
Schenectady-based GE Power to cut about $1 billion in costs
Calls escalate for fed intervention on rail car storage plan

NORTH COUNTRY  
State-funded broadband efforts make progress
Malone votes to bar tax exemptions for solar farm projects
State funding available to expand addiction treatment services in St. Lawrence County
Lewis County retains legal expert for recreation easement, UTV issues
Empty Rail Cars Roll Into the Adirondacks, Stirring Controversy

MOHAWK VALLEY
Central New York Leaders Oppose Elimination of SALT Deduction
Oneida County Employees Forming Human Blue Circle in Honor of World Diabetes Day
Operation Christmas Child under way in Herkimer County

SOUTHERN TIER  
Broome County looking for your input on website
Lyft to officially serve Elmira-Corning Regional Airport

CENTRAL NEW YORK
Skaneateles Lake residents ask: Can I drink the water after algae bloom fades?
Cayuga County stops harmful algal bloom toxin testing, Onondaga County continues
Tompkins County Administrator on medical leave, steps up retirement date
Opioid Overdose Training Offered On Nov. 27
NY rejects state's first 'agri-based' rural charter school in Cortland County

FINGER LAKES
Pay raises, tax cap override on Seneca Supervisors agenda
New cell at Ontario County Landfill nearing completion
20 local leaders will decide downtown Batavia's fate
Regulators blamed for flooding on Lake Ontario

WESTERN NEW YORK
Pistol permit recertification meetings scheduled
CCS companies owe $1.78 million to federal, state governments
CCE of Chautauqua County: The Importance of Food Safety

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