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Counties in the News, February 26, 2019

Tuesday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC
Counties worry about Cuomo's bottle refund expansion
 
NATION

Lawmakers back bill to provide more money for 9/11 victims fund
 

To Fund Mental Health Care, States and Cities Raise Taxes
 

More Than 9,300 Marijuana-Related Convictions Will Be Expunged in San Francisco
 
STATEWIDE

NY To Probe Facebook Over Report On Personal Data Access
 

Lawmakers seek to end "severe or pervasive' standard for sexual harassment
 
NEW YORK CITY

Manhole Fires and Burst Pipes: How Winter Wreaks Havoc on What's Underneath N.Y.C.
 

Subway stations and train cars will get thousands of new digital screens, earning the MTA millions of dollars
 
LONG ISLAND       

Mobile opioid recovery unit unveiled in Nassau County
 

Supporters and opponents debate legalizing recreational pot in Suffolk
 

Suffolk Civil Service chief resigns
 

Suffolk County Hiring Two Companies To Undertake ‘Cyber Checkup'
           
HUDSON VALLEY

Westchester County, NY Bans the Box Effective March 4
 

Dutchess County Poet Laureate to read at State of the County address

CAPITAL

Capital Region Leaders Take Aim At AIM
 

Tobacco sales could be phased out at New York pharmacies
 
NORTH COUNTRY

Franklin County Legislature wants state to fund local efforts to implement election reforms
 

Lewis County Hospital takes a positive approach to planning
 

Chuck Schumer announces $4 million for maple development, research grants

MOHAWK VALLEY

Cuomo drops stretch limo ban

SOUTHERN TIER

Would Proposed "Bottle Bill" Mean Lost Revenue For Waste Disposal Companies?
 

Eight new clean diesel buses arrive at Broome County Department of Public Transportation
 

Faster emergency response plan approved by Steuben County Legislature
 

Counties wait for '19′s jobs updates
 
CENTRAL NEW YORK

Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County fills critical gap in CNY
 

65,000 without power, including 4,500 in CNY, across Upstate NY
 
FINGER LAKES

County pleased with utility company response compared to 2017 windstorm
 

Number of tickets issued for unlawful possession of marijuana in Monroe County
 

Upstate N.Y. EMS Agency Welcomes Therapy Dog
 
WESTERN NEW YORK

New York Counties Skeptical Of Marijuana Legalization
 

WATCH: Erie County officials give update on wind storm

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