Upcoming Events

2018 Legislative Conference

January 29-31
Desmond Hotel
Albany, NY  (Albany County)

 
52nd Annual County Finance School

May 2 – 4, 2018
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel
Syracuse, NY (Onondaga County)

 
2018 Fall Seminar

September 24 - 26
Hyatt Hotel
Rochester, NY (Monroe County)

News

Counties in the News, June 12, 2017

Monday's news from counties across the state.
NATION
When Opioid Addicts Find an Ally in Blue

Population Growth Shifts to Suburban America

STATE
Editorial: Still time for lawmakers to make session memorable

New York is closer to pay equity than most states

New York state bill would let banks freeze accounts to stymie elder scams

New York child marriage ban heads to Cuomo's desk

State legislation aims to curb food waste

NYC
Mayoral control of New York City schools complicates local sales tax extensions

New York City pension funds are divesting private prison stocks

LONG ISLAND
First kelp crop harvested in Cornell pilot program

HUDSON VALLEY
Nassau County to file lawsuit against 19 pharma companies

Ulster is latest to join pharmaceutical company lawsuit

Surge in local film production result of Ulster County inclusion in Upstate Film Tax Credit program

Westchester County nuclear power plant to shut down to replace leaky water seals

CAPITAL
Advisory council to help area's tech industry

Albany County to vote on halting hiring relatives

NORTH COUNTRY
Lewis County considering grant application to assist Lowville depot renovation

State Senate Oks Clinton, Franklin co sales-tax request

Solarize St. Lawrence County launches on Thursday with public workshop

Enrollment continues to decline at north country public schools

MOHAWK VALLEY
Firm gives update on Herkimer Co. jail plans

Walking trails planned for Herkimer County

SOUTHERN TIER
County tobacco law on hold

CENTRAL NEW YORK
Worker safety, risk management pays for Madison County

Meals on Wheels receives contingent funding after unexpected budget loss

FINGER LAKES
Construction underway on $14 million Rte. 531/Rte. 36 project

Bids begin for final phase of broadband boost

Canandaigua Airport to get $1.4M in federal funds for upgrades

WESTERN NEW YORK
Mock session caps ‘eye-opening' legislative intern program

Amherst comes up with 62 alternative methadone clinic sites

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