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, July 20, 2017

Thursday's news from counties across the state.
NYSAC
Making Your County Cash Flow an Asset

NATION
What is causing the opioid epidemic?

Older Gig Economy Workers Face Unique Challenges

STATEWIDE
To boost New York beer industry, Schumer pushes for more aid to state barley growers

Paid Family Leave Regulations Adopted

Poll shows most New Yorkers want Obamacare fixed, not repealed

Lake Ontario recovery program to aid people with homes, businesses ravaged by flooding

New York Farmworkers to Argue in State Supreme Court for Right to Organize

Upstate NY reps call for changes to dairy insurance program in 2018 farm bill

Opioid Lawsuits Filed by 9 N.Y. Counties Transferred, Assigned to Single Judge in Suffolk County

Gov. Cuomo launches pledge encouraging businesses to hire qualified people with criminal convictions

NYC
Right to counsel a victory for New York City tenants

Comptroller: New York City Schools Are Poor at Tracking Technology

New Legislation Cracks Down On Fake Cabbies

Urban Farming Gets New York City Council Attention

LONG ISLAND
Five projects Long Island leaders are tackling now

Legislature Presiding Officer Gregory to Host ‘Civic Tech Suffolk' Conference

HUDSON VALLEY
Westchester Power and Sustainable Westchester Sponsor Carbon Tax Forums

State economic development czar says Mid-Hudson economy is strong

Deal to create Town of Palm Tree to go before Orange County legislators, maybe Monroe voters

HUD agreement leaves housing advocates wanting more

Ulster County lawmakers defeat effort to strengthen their budgetary hand with county executive

Orange shared services plan could include county takeover of Middletown 911 dispatching

CAPITAL
Get GE back in river, angry speakers tell EPA

County approves conservation tax exemption for Bethlehem residents

NY: Could Commercial Air Service Return to Warren County?

NORTH COUNTRY
Essex County squeaks by as sales tax extended

County sets shared services hearings

State report says city's finances are in trouble

Champlain Family Health product of vital partnerships

New health care options for North Country residents

MOHAWK VALLEY
Fresh start for Herkimer jail project?

Picente seeks to speed up process of receiving FEMA recovery funds

Oneida County Legislature approves new service contracts

Workforce Development Board kicks off cyber apprenticeship program

Brindisi unveils plan to help local governments with road repairs

SOUTHERN TIER
Broome County Officials Highlight Upcoming Auction

Southern Tier hospitals get funding for improvement projects

CENTRAL NEW YORK
Owasco Flats restoration project one step closer to construction

Tompkins shared services initiative moves forward; plan could save county $2 million

FINGER LAKES
Comments sought on shared services in Genesee County

Boating while intoxicated on the rise, Ontario County sheriff says

Traveler spending is up in Wyoming County

WESTERN NEW YORK
$17 million grant to save Lake Shore, Brooks hospitals

Leaders on a mission to close gender wage gap in WNY

Horrigan Stresses Sharing the Road With Slow-Moving Vehicles as Part of His 100 Days of Summer Safety Campaign

Wind farm developer to seek $1.9M P.I.L.O.T agreemen

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