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52nd Annual County Finance School

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

2018 Fall Seminar

September 24 - 26
Rochester, NY (Monroe County)

2019 Legislative Conference

January 
Albany, NY  (Albany County)

News

Counties in the News, February 8, 2018

Thursday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC

Watch NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's Presentation at the NYSAC 2018 Legislative Conference

NATION

Unfilled Jobs Take Toll on Governments Across the Country

STATEWIDE

New York State to See Billions in Sports Betting Revenue Following US Supreme Court Ruling

New York State Lawmakers to Talk Taxes in Hearing

Albany's Tax Debate May Seek Advantages In Federal Law

Editorial: No easy cure for opioids

NY awards $55M in grants for local emergency communications

NEW YORK CITY

The Subway Is Being Fixed, but Can Riders Tell?

NYC's high school graduation rate hits record high

Vending machines to offer free items to NYC's homeless people

LONG ISLAND        

Suffolk County comptroller denied in bid to lift short-term borrowing constraints

Suffolk County's New District Attorney Forms Special Unit To Combat Gangs

Laura Curran extends deadline for property tax challenges

Bellport sewer line extension plan gets boost from $30K grant

HUDSON VALLEY

Finally it's here: Sullivan's casino opening Thursday

Courts in Dutchess County must consider defendants' finances when setting bail, judge rules

Westchester County sues drug makers over opioid crisis

Earthquake shakes northern Westchester, Putnam

State buys distressed mortgages in high foreclosure communities

CAPITAL

Saratoga County Sheriff's Office warns of possible national phone scam

State awards emergency radio funding

NORTH COUNTRY  

St. Lawrence County legislators call on state for changes to pistol licensing process

St. Lawrence County to receive nearly $1.2 million to improve emergency communications

Old St. Lawrence County jail not ideal for juvenile detention center

Essex Co. irked by proposed tax-burden shift

Franklin County receives almost $900,000 to craft single communications system for police, fire, EMS

MOHAWK VALLEY

Sheriff warns of phone scam in Otsego County

Hospital: $1M in relocation funding for affected property owners

SOUTHERN TIER

Local counties snag emergency communication grants

Broome County Land Bank funding unsustainable

Chemung County Highway Dept. faces salt shortage for winter storms

Broome, Tioga Underage Drinking Probes Yield Surprising Results

CENTRAL NEW YORK                                             

O'Mara announces over $800,000 in funding for Tompkins County

Tompkins County experiences best sales tax month, quarter and year

Tompkins County Sheriff speaks out on recent ICE arrests

Cayuga County sheriff warns residents of recent scam call

Cayuga County 911 receives nearly $1M in state funding

County officials concerned about impact of state budget

FINGER LAKES

Monroe County D.A. announcing new strategy for battling the opioid crisis

Wayne County Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam

Emergency communications upgrades secure $2.83 million in state funding

WESTERN NEW YORK     

Niagara County awarded communications grants

Federal budget deal promises boost for WNY

Enough Abuse Campaign launched in Erie County

Erie County offers Hepatitis A vaccine after scare

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