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News

Counties in the News, June 27, 2017

Tuesday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC
A Statement by NYSAC Executive Director Stephen J. Acquario on County Home Rule Sales Tax Authority

NYSAC Report on County Home Rule Sales Tax Authority

 

Andrew Cuomo to Call Special Session to Extend Mayoral Control of Schools
 

Cuomo eyes possible ‘Faso-Collins federal tax' on counties to offset $2.3B Medicaid hit
 

War of words ignites over Cuomo's slap at GOP health plan
 

NYC

Time to Diversify New York City's Discovery Program
 

It took 50 years for the MTA to totally screw up the subway
 

LONG ISLAND

Suffolk's bond rating sinks again
 

Comtech Telecommunications wins tax breaks to stay on LI
 

Bellone, New York Blood Center declare blood emergency
 

Suffolk PO Gregory Initiates Plans for Mobile App to Combat Heroin Crisis
 

HUDSON VALLEY

Uber, Lyft Making Big Westchester Pushes As Legislator Vote On Opt-Out Set
 

Sullivan panel probes impact of Senate's health-care plan
 

Area needs to rethink emergency services model
 

CAPITAL

Sparklers widely sold — except in Schenectady County
 

County leader says no sales tax extender would mean big property tax hike
 

Capital Region Drivers Prepare for Uber, Lyft to Go Live
 

Sheep grazing, which could save state money, may expand to local parks


Schenectady getting $3 million for lead abatement


NORTH COUNTRY

Longtime Newcomb supervisor George Canon dies at 78
 

George Canon remembered for advocacy, knowledge
 

St. Lawrence County Chamber's tourism dinner draws nearly 70 people


Local radio going silent in the North Country


MOHAWK VALLEY

Oneida County Launches Panhandling Outreach Program
 

History tourism potential win for Oneida Co.
 

Beer museum golden or flat?
 

OUR VIEW: Regional jail still idea worth exploring
 

Utica police getting mobile command post
 

SOUTHERN TIER

$11.5 million Airport Improvement Grant to help kickstart Phase 1 of airport project
 

Chemung: County hires consultant to develop shared services plan
 

Tioga County: First public hearing on shared services to be held this Thursday
 

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Brutus officials pass resolution to construct Trolley Connection Trail in Cayuga County
 

Joanie Mahoney pitches "Government Redesign" Plan
 

Legislature approves additional one-time funding for TC3
 

Tompkins County extends electricity procurement agreement
 

Tompkins County lawmakers take “wait and see” approach to Uber, Lyft
 

FINGER LAKES

Gates police chief meets with county panel on medical examiner test delays
 

Sheppard seeks tax cap override for Seneca County
 

Brockport and Sweden leaders discuss shared services
 

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo meeting with lawmakers in D.C. Tuesday
 

NYS Exposed: Fracking waste dumped in Finger Lakes landfill
 

Ranzenhofer Secures $54,000 For Genesee County Libraries
 

WESTERN NEW YORK

Proposal considers approach of treating opioid withdrawal at home
 

Peace Center hosts community discussion on policing
 

Cherry Creek unveils dissolution details
 

Caution, common sense urged while on area lakes

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