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News

Counties in the News, September 18, 2017

Monday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC

NYSAC Talks Unfunded Mandates & Shared Services

 

NATION

5 Obamacare Changes States Want, Ranked From Most to Least Likely to Pass

 

Bump in U.S. Incomes Doesn't Erase 50 Years of Pain

 

Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers

 

STATEWIDE

New York bans questions about immigration status

 

Cuomo pledges to send troopers, MPs to U.S. Virgin Islands for post-Irma efforts

 

9/11 Responders Get Unlimited Sick Time From New York

 

State finalizes $13 million settlement with Charter over missed deadlines

 

New adolescent offenders law to be phased

 

New York Manufacturing Index Dips in September

 

Cuomo Proposes Stricter Regulations for Credit Reporting Agencies

 

Listen: Poloncarz and Dinolfo Discuss Shared Services on the Capitol Pressroom

 

LONG ISLAND  

Mangano unveils Nassau County's $2.9B spending plan for 2018

 

Steve Bellone releases $3 billion budget for Suffolk County for 2018

 

Nassau correction officers decry jail protest

 

Unaccompanied minors from Central America continue flight to LI

 

Legislator Anker Honors Local “Angels” at Second Annual Angel Awards

 

Long Island waters are dirtier, but there's hope

 

HUDSON VALLEY

Sullivan County Treasurer Buck, Deputy Treasurer Lara to Be Honored for Completing County Government Institute

 

Ulster, Dutchess, Columbia and Greene meetings: Week of Sept. 18, 2017

 

Hepatitis Exposure, Hillary Clinton Signing Top Northern Westchester News

 

Orange Confidential: Group plans forum on NY constitutional convention

 

Ulster County Executive to include $2.1 million in capital program budget for school safety measures

 

FERC rules against DEC in Millennium pipeline application

 

VA: Homeless vets will receive services if Hudson River Housing ends program

 

Mid-Hudson leaders slam federal decision to eliminate grant that has benefited local homeless veterans

 

Newburgh City Council to consider adopting “fair and welcoming city” resolution

 

Listen: MaryEllen Odell on the Capitol Pressroom

 

CAPITAL

Rensselaer County League of Women Voters to host forum on state Constitutional Convention vote

 

Downtown Troy forum to kick off inclusiveness campaign

 

Program may cut electricity costs for Spa City residents

 

Albany, Glens Falls among regions adding jobs in New York

 

GE cuts salaried workers in Schenectady

 

Capital Region doctors look at lower vaccination rates in teens

 

NORTH COUNTRY

Clinton County fights over Sheriff Department revenue

 

Stefanik talks turbine development, potential threats to Fort Drum (VIDEO)

 

Shared highway facility talks continue among county, town and village of Canton

 

Lt. Governor addresses North Country Regional Economic Development Council Meeting

 

Franklin Co. seeks grant to aid bed-tax collection

 

Adirondack Correctional to become teen facility

 

MOHAWK VALLEY

DiMeo: Infrastructure work continues at nanosite

 

County board OKs creation of $84K post

 

$10M ‘transformative project' hailed

 

Legislature sets public hearing on use of eminent domain

 

SOUTHERN TIER

Community members attend candlelight vigil to help fight drug addiction

 

Legislature to modify Chemung landfill contract

 

Exec Proposes $375 Million Broome County Budget

 

Proposed Elmira apartments will house recovering drug, alcohol users, homeless

 

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Tompkins County Budget Presentation Summary

 

Oswego County Legislature OKs purchasing contract with Onondaga County

 

County approves shorter foreclosure period

 

Casino taxes present a pleasant gamble for Tompkins County

 

Blue-green algae found in Skaneateles Lake

 

Mahoney's proposed Onondaga County budget keeps tax rate steady

 

OCM BOCES shows that 'shared services' work (Your letters)

 

Developers Break Ground on $16M Project in Former Crescent Corset Factory in Cortland

 

FINGER LAKES

Dinolfo to serve on Board of NYS Association of Counties

 

Money coming to help health centers fight opioids

 

Number of inmates drops at Ontario County Jail

 

"Visitor Center" Concept Debated

 

Cost of improvements at Rochester airport jump $25 million

 

Seneca County officials concerned about potential for violence, conflict during Cayuga Nation property transition

 

GCASA looking to build methadone clinic addition to East Main Street location

 

WESTERN NEW YORK

Land bank approved by county lawmakers

 

ECMC wires county $17 million in borrowing deal for new emergency room

 

'Mason's Mission' unveiled in Pendleton

 

Poloncarz Vetoes Local Made in America Act

 

25 projects on local economic development wish list to Albany

 

Niagara Falls Water Board seeks state help

 

Dentists object to being forced to reveal where crowns, dentures are made

 

Amid opiate epidemic in Erie County, ‘angels' train to help addicts

 

Chautauqua County Legislators Looking To Sell Three Buildings

 

Sheriff Howard to ignore Cuomo order

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