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News

Counties in the News, September 20, 2017

Wednesday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC

NYSAC mourns the passing of former NYSAC Treasurer Robert Currier
 

NATION

Eric Schneiderman: 41 states subpoena opioid makers

 

What You Need to Know About the Last-Ditch Obamacare Repeal Bill

 

 The Rust Belt Needs Legal Immigration

 

The Next Big Technology to Transform Government

 

Is 'Going Local' the Secret to Economic Development?

 

When Community College Is Free

 

How the opioid crisis is blowing a hole in small-town America's finances

 

STATEWIDE

New York would take $18.9 billion hit in new GOP health bill

 

Governor Cuomo Announces Bidding for $89 Million in Construction Projects to Re-Purpose Four Facilities to House Youth Under Raise the Age

 

From Washington, Faso targets New York's Scaffold Law

 

New York State Health Advice on Eating Fish You Catch in Each NYS Waterbody

 

Cost Of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Rises Toward $19,000 a Year

 

New law helps welfare recipients plan for a brighter future: Editorial

 

State tourism grows 2.7 percent in 2016

 

New York growers in pursuit of precision agriculture

 

New York's Bet on New Casinos Has Yet to Hit Jackpot

 

NEW YORK CITY

NYC To Open New Shelter For LGBTQ Youth

 

The Bronx makes pitch for Amazon's new headquarters

 

LONG ISLAND  

Suffolk opens emergency operation center in anticipation of Hurricane Jose's impact

 

FedEx to close 1 Suffolk office, affecting 61 workers

 

HUDSON VALLEY

Orange County's deputy county executive to receive honors

 

Beacon Council passes 6-month development moratorium

 

Novartis property's new owner: 'No plan for housing'

 

Westchester County releases first records in deal between jail, feds

 

Grants Available Through the Rockland County Youth Bureau

 

Ulster County, state officials offer advice following Equifax data breach

 

Ulster County IDA considers video conferencing

 

Orange, Sullivan jobless rates up in August

 

CAPITAL

Environmental, community advocates oppose Cuomo's gas power plant plan

 

Schenectady County building's bedbugs called a nuisance

 

Fast-growing LED manufacturer expands into $1 million Saratoga County office

 

Counties fare well in latest state jobs report

 

Wide array of senior issues discussed at Saratoga Springs forum

 

Upstate NY City Plagued By Summer Of Gunfire

 

New York Counties Move Forward With Shared Services

 

NORTH COUNTRY

Addiction ceremony calls for dialogue

 

Clinton County gets more airport money

 

St. Lawrence County lost 300 jobs in August, unemployment second highest in state

 

In Upstate NY's North Country, one brewery expands and another regroups: report

 

City sets 4.38 percent tax increase

 

MOHAWK VALLEY

Grant To Help Herkimer County HealthNet Gather Input on Need for Community Center

 

Committee asks firm to expand Herkimer watershed study

 

Produce grown outside County Office Building being given to SNAP recipients

Legislature calls meeting on eminent domain resolution

SOUTHERN TIER

Santulli wins distinguished service award

Ulster lawmakers consider naming Shawangunk bridge for longtime community volunteer

Proposal for Ulster County to pay unpaid village taxes stalls

 

CENTRAL NEW YORK

CEO Talk: SOS CEO Discusses New $9 Million Clay Building

 

Upstate Medical to Use $1.25M State Grant to Fund Lead-Poisoning Prevention Center

 

With DACA's end near, Tompkins County Legislature urges U.S. Congress to pass Dream Act

 

Onondaga County Exec: Drinking water from Skaneateles Lake being tested every day

 

Report: Most CNY Region Unemployment Rates Rose in August

 

State: Farnham Family Services Opens Opioid-Treatment Center in Oswego

 

Unemployment rate increases in Cayuga County

 

FINGER LAKES

Highway departments in county working together on resurfacing projects

 

Overdose deaths in region jump from 11 to 206 in six years

 

Monroe County opioid deaths nearly 20 times higher than 5 years ago

 

Ontario County Jail population dips

 

WESTERN NEW YORK

Reed Helps Secure Funding for Chautauqua Center

 

Erie County Sheriff's Office Received Accreditation

 

Letter: Build drug disposal system to protect local waterways

 

County officials honor overdose victims, encourage treatment

 

Secret clause leaves taxpayers on the line for SolarCity boondoggle

 

Audit: Falls will run out of cash reserves by year's end due to casino dispute

 

Western New York's unemployment rate consistent with last year's, state says

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