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Counties in the News, March 7, 2019

Thursday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC
Counties: NYS Must Meet Community College Funding Obligation
 

OD Map: Overdose Detection Mapping
 
NATION

As Need Grows, States Try to Entice New Foster Parents
 

Advancing Civility in the County Workplace
 
STATEWIDE

New York's farms face trouble due to trade disputes, labor shortages
 

Farmworker fair labor act too costly for farmers, Farm Bureau says
 

New York takes big step toward raising smoking age to 21
 
NEW YORK CITY

Seeking to Fix a Gender Gap in Public Art, New York Will Add 4 Statues of Women
 
LONG ISLAND       

New Crisis Center Opens In Suffolk County
           
HUDSON VALLEY

New Program to Assist Rockland County Students with Disabilities
 

Sullivan County declines to share revenue

CAPITAL

Despite FDA Warning, Cities and Counties Will Likely Keep Importing Drugs
 

Saratoga, Warren and Washington county lawmakers react to proposal to legalize prostitution
 
NORTH COUNTRY

Officials: State's inaction on mortgage tax renewal to cost Warren County $260,000
 

Clinton County decries proposed changes to state aid, incentives
 

State officials warn snowmobilers to refrain from alcohol use when on trails in St. Lawrence County

MOHAWK VALLEY

Cuts in governor's budget would hurt local ambulance services
 

Picente seeks merger of social service departments

SOUTHERN TIER

Special meeting called by Chemung County Legislature Budget Committee
 

Broome County shows its support for the Red Cross
 
CENTRAL NEW YORK

Local officials push back against ‘crushing' mandates

Onondaga County lawmakers unanimously ask state to approve STEAM school
 

Local legislators support bill to grant driver's licenses regardless of immigration status
 

Legislators urge state to 'double down' on funding for water infrastructure improvements
 

State & Union: March is Red Cross Month: Be a hero in your community

FINGER LAKES

Region's only Mobile Stroke Unit could be expanding into Monroe County
 

DEC detail efforts to protect endangered species of owl in Livingston County
 
WESTERN NEW YORK

More police using OD Map to fight drug crisis
 

New York effort to raise tobacco sales age spurs discussion
 

Special event remembers the victims of opioid overdose deaths with black balloons

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