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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, August 17, 2017

Thursday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC

Workshop to Provide a Guide to Parliamentary Procedures at the NYSAC Fall Seminar
 

NATION

Can Craft Breweries Transform America's Post-Industrial Neighborhoods?

49 States Legally Allow Employers to Discriminate Based on Weight

To Reduce Infant Mortality, Cities Enlist Doulas for Black Moms
 

Trump Administration Pays Obamacare Insurers, for Now
 

Trump Set to Roll Back Obama-Era Contraception Rule
 

For Workers Without Retirement Plans, States Step In
 

The Jobs Most Segregated by Gender and Race
 

IBO: Millions in social services grants for New York at risk under Trump budget
 

STATEWIDE

Cuomo signs bill barring tampering with student records

DFS issues letter on processing transgender medical claims

NY business council faults state for inaction on natural gas infrastructure
 

Cuomo: New York has no place for Charlottesville-style hate
 

N.Y. mandates insurance coverage for transgender patients
 

Cuomo signs backyard surveillance bill
 

NEW YORK CITY

With cross-Hudson travel in 'crisis' mode, planners demand a fundamental 'reset'

The Rebranding of the Bronx
 

If New York City pays more for the MTA it should gain more fiscal autonomy
 

Developer gets easy money for turning building into homeless shelter
 

NYC to review ‘all symbols of hate' on city property: de Blasio
 

Report: City's economy grew 3.3 percent in second quarter
 

LONG ISLAND  

Nassau vigil shows ‘solidarity' with Charlottesville victims
 

Charity helps disabled adults lead independent lives
 

Oyster Bay to use county workers for some road projects
 

Suffolk veterans groups get $143,500 from county Marathon
 

Long Beach receives $250,000 grant for safety purchases
 

How rising sea levels could affect Long Island
 

HUDSON VALLEY

County Executive's Corner: Putting Rockland on the Map
 

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino Vetoes ‘Sanctuary County' Bill
 

Ulster Rail Trail moves forward, but with less rail
 

Ulster Couny lawmakers send unpaid village tax compensation proposal back to committee
 

Monroe residents dispute over Kiryas Joel becoming separate town
 

Sullivan County Airport lands federal grant
 

Vanishing Hudson Valley
 

Tappan Zee Bridge bus system extended to Port Chester
 

How Rockland libraries are evolving to serve community
 

CAPITAL

Hunter gets $150K for North/South Lake
 

Quality Inn sale gets IDA and county moving
 

Warren County turns down EMS proposals to aid rural towns
 

20 Albany-area companies make Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing businesses
 

NORTH COUNTRY

PLA receives county OK
 

Essex Co. weighs request to raise tobacco-purchase age
 

Animal advocates speak out on shared services plan
 

MOHAWK VALLEY

Legislators moving ahead with economic development director position
 

Legislator wants casino host benefits for town of Verona
 

Environmental report: Area legislators vote on party lines
 

SOUTHERN TIER

Texas solar company wins $1 million, will manufacture in Southern Tier
 

Schuyler County Joins Growing List of New York Counties Against Opioids
 

Airport gets $1.4 million from feds
 

Tourism Campaign Highlights Broome County's Hidden Gems
 

Tioga County celebrates 100 years of women's suffrage
 

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Tompkins sportsmen welcome public interest
 

Tompkins Legislature revises comment sign in, approves wireless surcharge
 

More EEE Found in Oswego County; Health Department Plans Aerial Spraying
 

FINGER LAKES

Livingston County Development considers $250K incentive package for Bristol ID expansion
 

Hundreds crowd summer job fair at MCC
 

Ontario County DA candidates unveil plans to combat opioid epidemic
 

WESTERN NEW YORK

Erie County to begin dam repairs at Como Park Lake
 

WNY Leaders Promote Peace At Charlottesville Vigil
 

Photonics Company to Expand in Western NY Suburb
 

Allegany County libraries to hold genealogical seminars

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