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News

Counties in the News, March 23, 2017

Thursday's news from counties across the state.
NYSAC
History of Mandates and Cost Shifts
Last year, NYSAC Executive Director Stephen J. Acquario recorded a video presentation of the history of state mandates that impact counties and county property taxpayers.
 
This video describes the nine mandates, including Medicaid, that equate to the aggregate county property taxes collected across the state outside of NYC.
 

NATIONAL
An AHCA Amendment Puts New York's Counties Between a Rock And a Hard Place
 

STATEWIDE
NYSAC Applauds State Legislative Budgets for Halting Proposed Cost Shift to County Taxpayers
 

NYSAC: Don't Forget Indigent Relief
 

Criticism of health care bill grows in N.Y. state
 

Cuomo To Launch Plastic Bag Task Force
 

Editorial: Daytime headlights can save lives
 

Support for GOP health care bill deflates
 

LONG ISLAND
Weird laws on Long Island
 

Suffolk County Recognizes Outstanding Employees with Excellence Awards
 

Kaminsky: Legislature Passes Bill Providing Tax Relief to Seniors
 

HUDSON VALLEY
Rockland County leaders reach consensus on some issues
 

County Executive's Corner: Making Rockland Work Again
 

Coalition delays approval of new NYC watershed deal
 

County Leasing Fleet Vehicles to Reduce Cost
 
CAPITAL

KeyBank donates $2 million, remains optimistic amid Wall Street sell-off
 

Collaborative efforts urged at EDC Warren County meeting
 

SOUTHERN TIER
Garnar Calls for Community Input on Affordable Care Act Repeal 

Four Oneonta Towns Competing for Consolidation Award from Department of State (audio)

CENTRAL NEW YORK
Vote 'no' on health care bill, NY Medicaid cost shift (Editorial)
 

Foodnet Meals on Wheels director: Unclear how possible cuts could affect program
 

FINGER LAKES
Column: Gov. Cuomo's recent proposal won't deliver meaningful tax relief
 

Schumer urges House Republicans to vote against health care bill; Livingston County resolution supports Collins amendment
 

Seneca County board OKs transfer of tax-delinquent properties
 

Genesee job market, agency linkages growing
 

Federal, state officials spar over county costs
 

WESTERN NEW YORK
Local counties support Collins Medicaid proposal
 

If ride hailing is approved for upstate, who would regulate the industry?
 

GOP Medicaid bill: Counties see mandate relief
 

Repeal may hit hospitals hard
 

Cattaraugus County Lawmakers push for SAFE Act repeal

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