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News

Counties in the News, February 28, 2017

Tuesday's news from counties across the state.
NYSAC
Economy and Public Policies Impact County Revenues, Expenditures
By Dave Lucas, NYSAC Director of Finance and Intergovernmental Relations
Counties provide hundreds of services to the public, including many that are directed by the state or federal government in addition to those demanded locally by taxpayers. The vast majority of county spending is for State and federal programs, and these are generally targeted toward ensuring there is a social safety net for those most in need and promoting the public health. Other “quality of life” initiatives that ensure local roads and communities are safe and secure, promote accessible culture and recreation, enhance public safety, and promote local economic development are provided at the discretion of counties with available resources.
 
STATEWIDE

Counties Handcuffed by Unfunded State Mandates (Audio)
 
LONG ISLAND

‘Tobacco 21' takes effect March 1 in N Hempstead
 
HUDSON VALLEY

Governor orders investigation into bomb threats against Jewish community centers
 

Gov. Cuomo Touts Initiative to Accelerate $150M Project by Woodbury Common Exit
 

Lawmakers to examine Indian Point shutdown
 

Orange County to host Health Equity Conference March 8 at SUNY Orange
 

NY state should make aggression toward first responders a hate crime, Ulster County legislator says
 
CAPITAL

Rural Health Network sponsors contest
 
NORTH COUNTRY

Proposed legislation would revert STAR back to local control
 
MOHAWK VALLEY

AMS concerns date back to early 2016
 

County waterline project eyes summer completion

SOUTHERN TIER

Steuben County Calling on State to Step in to Aid Indigent Funding (Video)
 

Foundation Being Laid for First Arena Future
 
FINGER LAKES

Seneca County board to look into body cameras for police
 

Le Roy Food & Tech Park gets funding
 

Monroe County legislator wins statewide award
 
WESTERN NEW YORK

Cattaraugus County Land Bank hoping for $1M seed money soon
 

Final structural beam placed on new ECC STEM building in Monday ceremony

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