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Counties in the News, March 4, 2019

Monday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC
NYSAC Statement in response renewed call for making the property tax cap permanent

New York State Association of Counties pushing for 4 percent tax on adult-use marijuana sales
 
NATION

Opioid Epidemic and Syphilis Outbreaks Complicate Trump's HIV Plan

Despite Voting Improvements, 2020 Machines (Still) Vulnerable to Hacking

Podcast: Local Government Law – Drones

Immigration policies exacerbate worker shortages, county officials say
 
STATEWIDE

Criticism of Gov. Cuomo's 'Permanent Tax Cap'

NY to fund 14 new drug addiction recovery centers

Marijuana in New York: How much tax is too much? And who should benefit?

N.Y. state bill would shorten timeline on zombie properties

Gun owners likely to face new storage requirements

NEW YORK CITY

NYC eyes required paid vacation time
 
LONG ISLAND       

Nassau County officials: Over 360 weapons collected in gun buyback
 

Substance-abuse, mental health center opening on LI
 

How repair crews got LIRR running after deadly Westbury crash
           
HUDSON VALLEY

Ulster County lifts paper bag fee
 

Dutchess earns highest bond rating among county governments in NY
 

Measles Warning Issued In Westchester
 

Proposed Ulster County straw law will get second public hearing
 

State lawmakers in Ulster back driver licenses for undocumented immigrants

CAPITAL

Albany County Sues Big Pharma Over The National Opioid Crisis

Local judges gavel down Cuomo's drive for bail reform

Sheriff Apple, activists push for substance use treatment in jails
 
NORTH COUNTRY

NY County Struggles with EMS Staffing, Response Times

Plattsburgh nixes cryptocurrency moratorium

St. Lawrence County IDA helps multiple businesses expand during robust 2018

MOHAWK VALLEY

New Jail Project In Herkimer Getting Concrete Foundation

O'Meara tapped to oversee Oneida Child Advocacy Center

SOUTHERN TIER

Tourism in Tioga County has a whole new look

Steuben rated as ‘financially healthy' place to live

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Onondaga County offers Nutrition & Health Expo for senior citizens

Cayuga County-area volunteer opportunities

FINGER LAKES

Proposed property tax cap could hurt rural Ontario County

The need for a new jail is there, the county is showing why

Learn more about how Ontario County works

Project Lifesaver: Program aimed at 'bringing loved ones home' comes to Monroe County

Rochester looks to become latest city to sue opioid makers, distributors

Collins Announces $40,000 in federal funding for the Genesee County Office For the Aging

Officials, lawmakers continue considering legal weed

WESTERN NEW YORK

City, county win funding for NRG study

New legislation could change cat adoption in Erie County

Area Airbnb spots in Chautauqua County on the rise

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