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Counties in the News, February 21, 2019

Thursday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC
Statement by NYSAC Executive Director Stephen J. Acquario on the latest State Budget Chicanery With Local Government Revenues
 
NATION

Substance abuse hits home for county officials
 

National Emergency Jeopardizes $6 Billion in Funding for States
 

New Mapping Software Creates Digital Atlas of Street Signs
 
STATEWIDE

New York takes another stab at opioid tax
 

Cuomo wants to expand warning system to avoid low-bridge strikes
 

Proposed budget lacks funding for complete Census
 

NY Bill Would Ban Amazon-Type Deals
 

Cuomo OKs lower petition signature mandate for NY local elections
 
NEW YORK CITY

NYC Legislation Could Force Stores to Accept Cash
 

NYC carriage drivers must move into Central Park, judge rules
 
LONG ISLAND       

Bi-County Working Group Unveils Resource Guide for Federal Workers Affected by Recent Shutdown In Washington
           
HUDSON VALLEY

Some in Ulster County Legislature favor skipping special election for executive
 

State Awards Funds To Hudson Valley Airports

CAPITAL

Schumer addresses water quality issues in Rensselaer
 

State will solicit bids to build $750 million public health lab in Albany
 

Capital Region firefighters cope with storage struggles
 

Historic past comes to light in Warren County
 
NORTH COUNTRY

Board to officially request defibrillators in Lewis County box stores, but no law
 

Flu cases on rise in St. Lawrence County

MOHAWK VALLEY

Permanent plan in place after Fulton County ambulance service shutters
 

Oneida County honors youth volunteers for service
 

Readjustment Services Offered to Oneida County Veterans

SOUTHERN TIER

Chemung County Executive disapproves Governor's new proposal
 

Authorities weigh in on Cuomo's seat belt proposal
 

Chemung County economic forum focuses on economic boom near airport
 
CENTRAL NEW YORK

$1.5 million in state funding for airport safety projects across CNY
 

Auburn prison to install $14M video monitoring system
 
FINGER LAKES

Livingston County talks farmland protection
 

New designs coming for Monroe County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicles
 

Locals: ‘NY should take different aim'
 

DEC announces 4 ‘State of Lake Ontario' meetings
 
WESTERN NEW YORK

Niagara County appoints committee to review options on NYS' impending marijuana legalization
 

Counties consider "opting out" of recreational marijuana
 

Niagara County Legislature Votes to Invite Amazon to the County
 

Three Western New York Airports Will Receive $3.1 Million in State Funds for Upgrades

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