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2019 Legislative Conference

January 28-30
Albany 

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Counties in the News, December 3, 2018

Monday's news from counties across the state.
NYSAC
Introducing the NYSAC Climate Resiliency Committee
 
NATION

County priorities emphasized in Senate hearing on America's transportation infrastructure

Creating The Ultimate Government Experience: Design Thinking and Public Sector Services

A Second Chance for Inmates? Colleges and Prisons Partner to Study Effects of Education
 
STATEWIDE

Counties push to be heard as state weighs marijuana laws

New York State is encouraging residents to buy local Christmas Trees

 
NEW YORK CITY

18 Bills With One Goal: Protect Renters

Why Brooklyn Businesses Are Getting Hit with Strange Signage Fines
 
LONG ISLAND       

County Executive Steve Bellone signs bill that stops pay history inquiries

Making Suffolk County Millennial-Friendly is Topic for PO Gregory's Business Forum
NY Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On Legalizing Marijuana
           
HUDSON VALLEY

County explores tri-county waste authority

Rockland Gets $3.6M From State Bridge NY Program

Podcast delves into Sullivan opioid crisis

CAPITAL

Autopsy prices set to skyrocket, toxicology lab closes

New marijuana prosecution policy to begin in Albany County
New Bill Would Allow Undocumented Migrants to Receive a Driver's License
Saratoga County state park gets 131 more acres
Capital Region Sees Increase In Research And Development Funding
 
NORTH COUNTRY

State police searching for new barracks

Study says Franklin County has highest ratio of speed-related crashes in New York
Airbnb growing fast in rural areas of region

MOHAWK VALLEY

Oneida County 911 Center improves cell phone location capability

Utica city elementary schools to get special patrol officers
Is It Time For A New Otsego County Jail?

SOUTHERN TIER

Steuben County 2019 budget approved and lowers taxes for third consecutive year

Chemung Co. approves 2-year extension for Elmira "Sales Tax Allocation" agreement
HIV Program seeks to meet a need
 
CENTRAL NEW YORK

Tompkins County Legislature votes to support marijuana legalization in New York

Colgate students helping Madison County address homelessness
Public hearing set for 2019 Cortland County budget vote
Tompkins County Sheriff "Don't Shave December" for ALS
 
FINGER LAKES

Editorial: State, county need to up their games to protect vulnerable kids

Farms in Wayne and Ontario counties get funding for pollution prevention
Ontario County Public Health to pilot food initiative
 
WESTERN NEW YORK

Report says climate change will reshape Western New York

Sweeping anti-tobacco law picks up support from Erie County lawmakers
$135K secured to launch program for vets with PTSD, TBI in Cattaraugus County
County wins funding for water, wastewater cooperative
Overdose cases are dropping in Western New York

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