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Counties in the News, March 6, 2019

Wednesday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC 
Counties Commend Governor's Rural Cellular Proposal
 

County leaders asking lawmakers to revise Gov's “Bottle Bill”
 
NATION 

Legal in the State or Not, Some Cities Ban Marijuana
 

The Role of Efficient Regulation in Building Vibrant Economies
 

Is This the End of Recycling?
 
STATEWIDE

Comptroller's revenue projection could squeeze legislative budget priorities
 

Governor radio interview addresses delays in capital spending and budget challenges
 

Legislature approves tweaks to make ballots easier to read
 

Advocates to rally for census funding in NY state budget
 

Where you'll pay the most – and least – on state and local taxes in the US
 
NEW YORK CITY

New York City's Subway Isn't Run by the Mayor. Should It Be?
 
LONG ISLAND

Report: LI pot arrests affect minorities disproportionately
 

Suffolk municipalities, health department partner to take on ticks
 

Nassau County: $15 million makeover for parks
 

Bellone seeks SALT end-run, but critics say tax issue is settled

HUDSON VALLEY

Walkway, state parks in Dutchess, see drop in attendance
 

Citibus-UCAT merger has needed support from Kingston council members
 
CAPITAL

Streamlined 9-1-1 systems up and running in Saratoga County
 

Albany rally calls for opioid prevention funding
 

Twin County officials call for state action to cover gaps in cell service
 

$3.6 million awarded for infrastructure funding
 

Women of the Capitol: exhibit showcases Albany trailblazers
 
NORTH COUNTRY 

Jefferson County Legislators vote to take next step in opioid lawsuit
 

Essex County to resume mortgage tax collections; Warren set to vote on tax
 

St. Lawrence County reappoints county administrator
 

Police officers hand out 'Positive Tickets' to North Country children
 

Gov. Cuomo reminded that the North Country welcomed prisons when other regions spurned them
 
MOHAWK VALLEY 

Picente Tackling Homelessness, Hospital, Opioids, Pot Legalization In 2019
 

Oneida County Office Building Goes Blue For Colorectal Cancer
 
SOUTHERN TIER

Chemung County Council of Women hosts annual Salute Your Favorite Woman in History event
 

Drug Recognition Experts, who are they and what do they do?

CENTRAL NY

Diabetes prevention program offered in Madison County
 

Guest column: Cayuga County website aims to engage
 

Cuomo announces record-breaking attendance at fairgrounds, state parks
 

"Jury Duty Scam" circulating around Central New York
 
FINGER LAKES

Diabetes prevention program offered in Madison County
 

Guest column: Cayuga County website aims to engage
 

Cuomo announces record-breaking attendance at fairgrounds, state parks
 

"Jury Duty Scam" circulating around Central New York
 

WESTERN NY

 Is vaping in schools really a problem? Erie County legislators think so
 

Western New York veteran reacts to President Trump's veteran suicide task force

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