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News

Counties in the News, February 23, 2017

Thursday's news from counties across the state.
NYSAC
The County Perspective: Scaffold Law, Affordable Care Act, 30-day Amendments, more
Governor Releases 30-Day Amendments
Last week the Governor did release his 30-day amendments to his original Executive Budget submission. The vast majority of these amendments were technical changes. A couple of substantive changes of note include: $28 million funding for state owed ORDA ski areas including $20 million for Gore and Whiteface and $8 million for Belleayre. Also, $300 million was added in Capital Projects under the New York Works program for "...transportation infrastructure and facilities in the five-year department of transportation plan for 2015-16 through 2019-20..." - specific projects were not defined in the budget documents.

NATION

Schumer, local leaders push for national firefighter cancer registry
 
STATEWIDE

Cuomo defends Affordable Care Act at union rally
 
LONG ISLAND

Suffolk County to Send Worst Traffic Scofflaws to Criminal Court
 

Governor Cuomo Orders Engineering Investigation to Expedite Containment of Long Island Groundwater Plumes
 
HUDSON VALLEY

Ulster to use state grant to study proposed dissolution of Ellenville
 

Cheap International Flights Set to Take Off From Upstate Airport (Video)
 

Orange County Human Rights executive director named
 

UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF 211 CALL CENTER SERVICES TO ROCKLAND
 
CAPITAL

Cairo Railroad Museum off the track for some
 
MOHAWK VALLEY

Governor Cuomo Announces First in the Nation Local Emergency Management Accreditation Program
 

Montgomery County competing for $20M grant

SOUTHERN TIER

Delaware board hears of new veterans center
 

Kraft workers given 90-day notice (Video)
 
CENTRAL NEW YORK

Scimone reflects on first term, prepares for ‘exciting' term 2
 

Tompkins legislature passes protected status resolution
 

Sen. Jim Seward: Time to re-evaluate NY regional economic development councils
 
FINGER LAKES

Sheriff's Office HVAC a sore subject
 
WESTERN NEW YORK

County legislators vote yes on rifles for deer hunting
 

Five local employers increase support for breastfeeding mothers
 

County Legislators Drive Conversation That Could Result in Aides On School Buses (Video)

Niagara County plans tougher animal abuser law
 

Merle Maple nets Agri-business of the Year

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