Counties in the News, April 18, 2017
Tuesday's news from counties across the state.
The County Perspective: Heroin-Opioid Epidemic, 9-1-1, Shared Services, Inflation, Training
Last week, NYSAC convened county officials from across the state for a conference call addressing the recent surge of fatal fentanyl laced heroin overdoses across the state. The call included an update from county officials who work on the forefront of the epidemic, including Joseph Todora, President of the Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors and the Commissioner of the Sullivan County Division of Health & Family Services. There were also updates from the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), the New York State Police, as well as representatives from the New York State Department of Health.
Steve Bellone proposes $193 million capital plan
Steve Bellone hires Jon Kaiman as a top aide in Suffolk
County Executive Bellone Announces Free Educational Seminar on Breast Cancer Screening
Legislators vote for higher fines, jail time for illegal dumping at parks
Senator to CSX: You gotta get a move on!
Healthy Orange website is now live
Columbia County Board of Supervisors approve opioid response plan
Medicaid weighs heavily on local taxpayers
Cuomo, Adirondack leaders laud each other in Lake Placid
Oneida County maintains credit rating with agencies
Students to Advise on Making Broome More Attractive
CENTRAL NEW YORK
A tax credit to encourage ownership?
Plastic bag ban headed to public hearing
Local activists plan to protest jail expansion
Tompkins County Legislature Preview: April 18
County to host blood drive in honor of Ray Chesbro
Monroe County announces new hazardous waste collection
WESTERN NEW YORK
Construction on River Street Bridge set for June in Batavia
Former inmate adopts dog she trained behind bars (Video)NYSAC