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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 26, 2017

Wednesday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC

Fall Seminar Registration is Open

Using County Services to Encourage Breastfeeding and Improve Health

 

STATEWIDE

NYS Economy Adds 23,900 Private Sector Jobs in June 2017

 

Governor Cuomo Announces Low-Cost Power Allocations Supporting More Than 10,700 Jobs

 

Federal court rules NY's Clean Energy Standard is constitutional

 

New York's public schools vastly outspend the nation

 

New York State Tax Collections Down $1.2 Billion in First Quarter of FY18

 

E-cigarettes banned from schools by New York state

 

‘Textalyzer' lets police see if motorists using cellphone while driving

 

New York farm-based distillers can expand offerings

 

NYC

How Cities Can Save Small Shops

 

Cuomo to meet with US transportation chief amid transit woes

 

New York City's transit agency unveils $836M subway plan

 

Developer cuts deal to build homeless shelter instead of apartments

 

Subway fare beating, turnstile jumping to be decriminalized under new bill

 

LONG ISLAND  

Legislator Anker Announces Grand Opening of Educational Garden at Heritage Park

 

Suffolk votes to cut off funding to 2 so-called sober homes

 

Suffolk County: More mosquito spraying scheduled

 

Anti-opiate panel proposed in Suffolk

 

HUDSON VALLEY

HUD Rules Westchester's Zoning Is Not Exclusionary

 

Astorino Partners with Youth Service Organizations to Promote $5.25 Million 'Invest in Kids' Program

 

Rockland: Rooting out animal cruelty, hoarders

 

CAPITAL

Washington County considers $1M parking lot improvement

 

Opposing views on National Grid's $331 million rate hike request

 

Region's unemployment rate climbs slightly

 

NORTH COUNTRY

JCIDA wants updated PILOT application and fees from Galloo wind developer

 

Funding will help cover some Massena International Airport maintenance costs

 

Canton town, village boards continue talks with county on shared highway facility

 

JCC to offer new chemical dependency certification

 

NY assemblywoman to host free addiction treatment course

 

No St. Lawrence County businesses or organizations included in latest wave of ReCharge NY recipients

 

MOHAWK VALLEY

Local Head Start program receives $4.1 million in federal funds

 

Warning to city: No garage, no new hospital

 

SOUTHERN TIER

Broome County facilitates flood debris removal in Vestal

 

Steuben County Sheriff's receive grant

 

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Tompkins County lawmaker speaks in opposition to potential Cargill mine moratorium

 

Cuomo Announces Gryphon Sensors Has Developed a One-of-a-Kind Drone Tracking  System

 

NY counties suing opioid manufacturers over heroin epidemic

 

Cayuga County legislators critical of state's reassessment relief for Lake Ontario flooding

 

Plastic bag ban proposal debated in Madison County

 

Madison County farmers want industrial hemp legalized

 

Cayuga County unemployment increases slightly to 4.6 percent

 

Onondaga County executive seeks legislators' support for reform measures

 

Suicide prevention coalition to form in Tompkins County

 

Bad year for ticks; Lyme disease remains top concern for Tompkins County

 

FINGER LAKES

No swimming at Ontario Beach Park due to flood warning, beach hazard

 

Airport gets $1.1 million federal grant

 

Bus service to boost hours in Ontario and Seneca counties

 

Editorial: Time to give the Finger Lakes region its due

 

RTS meetings to advise of route changes in Livingston County

 

WESTERN NEW YORK

VIDEO: Second annual Project Connect Niagara to be held Wednesday

 

Legislature committee approves NT dispatch deal

 

Editorial: Bethlehem Steel property poised for a rebound

 

Public hearing Wednesday on prepaid cellular surcharge

 

ECMC spent nearly $10 million recovering from massive cyberattack

 

Local unemployment rate rises to 5.1% in June

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