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2018 Legislative Conference

January 29-31
Desmond Hotel
Albany, NY  (Albany County)

 
52nd Annual County Finance School

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

 
2018 Fall Seminar

September 24 - 26
Hyatt Hotel
Rochester, NY (Monroe County)

News

Counties in the News, January 12, 2018

Friday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC

Local Governments Appreciate Shared Services Support, But Want State Help With Unfunded Mandates

NATION

U.S. Communities can be a key partner in fighting opioid crisis

4 Health Programs (Other Than CHIP) That Congress Has Left in Limbo

Natural Disasters Cost U.S. an Unprecedented $306 Billion Last Year

STATEWIDE

Making the grade: NY introduces food retailer letter ratings

Federal judge dismisses challenge to New York's pistol permit law

Pistol deadline won't be enforced by sheriff's office, state police

NY Propane Crisis Attracts State Officials: Push For New Regulations

Marijuana legalization debated by New York State Assembly

37% jump: NYS sees increase in flu cases

This will be a tough financial year for New York, state lawmakers say

State providing $4 million for snowmobile trail maintenance

NEW YORK CITY

Mayor Bill De Blasio On Why New York City Is Suing 5 Major Oil Companies

Number of Students Taking the SAT Jumped by More Than Half, City Says

LONG ISLAND                                       

Laura Curran orders review of Nassau departments

Nassau legislator: Lawmakers will hold hearings on opioid abuse

LI home prices jump as buyers scramble for scarce listings

Suffolk wages edge up, Nassau's drop

LI programs to end homelessness get $9M from feds

Bellone takes step toward protecting LI's water

HUDSON VALLEY

County Executive's Corner: Expecting School Safety

Single-family home sales increase in Ulster County

NYCLU Lawsuit In Dutchess Aims To Effect Bail Reform

Still no clear consensus on staggered terms for Sullivan legislators

Orange County tops 2017 home sales in four-county region

Law enforcement grants announced for video interrogation equipment

Putnam Wins $55,000 Award To Fight Chronic Diseases

CAPITAL

Schenectady County Historical Society director becomes a 46er

Albany County wages increasing — slowly

Capital Region continues raising funds for Puerto Rico disaster relief

Some Rensselaer residents want landfill halted

NORTH COUNTRY

With salt and lead in their water, Jefferson County residents want answers and accountability

New York State Police to deploy drones in north country

Officials Learn How To Assess Solar Projects

Study begins to consider replacing or moving Brownville bridge

MOHAWK VALLEY

MV Resource Center for Refugees Receives $1.75M for New Location

Local lawmakers seek delay of state pistol permit deadline

County Seeking Applications for Community Event Grants

SOUTHERN TIER

Tioga County: Hope for area's blighted parcels as TCPDC gains traction

Mobile police memorial unveiled in Tioga County

SUNY Delhi hosts agricultural conference

CENTRAL NEW YORK      

Cayuga County working to adopt roadside ditch guidelines for highway departments

Cayuga County snowmobile trail maps available, safety courses to be held

Taxpayers built its $90 million factory, but NexGen wants $3M property tax break

Cortland County Health Department Warns of Carbon Monoxide Dangers

Department heads reappointed at legislature meeting

FINGER LAKES

Finger Lakes region to share $62,000 grant

WESTERN NEW YORK     

County to lease vehicles in 2018 for nearly $400,000 savings

Erie County Legislator Calls for Ban on Public Funds for Sexual Harassment Settlements

Legislator wants Erie County to release past harassment settlements

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