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News

Counties in the News, October 5, 2017

Thursday's news from counties across the state.

NATION

In Search for Tax Votes, Republicans Consider Keeping State and Local Deduction

 

Court Orders Trump to Enforce Some Environmental Regs

 

Cigna won't cover OxyContin prescriptions for 2018, as health insurer targets opioid abuse

 

STATEWIDE

100 Clean Energy Communities and Counting in New York State

 

NY State Begins Centralized Arraignments Program In Counties

 

Governor announces push to outlaw 11 synthetic fentanyl-like drugs

 

Schneiderman moves carefully on opioid probe while others file lawsuits

 

New York law murky on gun accessory used in Vegas

 

Bills introduced since June deal with medical marijuana, snortable chocolate and Trump

 

Renewed Focus on State Dream Act in the Wake of Trump's DACA Announcement

 

N.Y. Cashless Tolls May Have Crimped Revenue and Traffic Volume

 

Watch: What's a constitutional convention all about? Expert panel discusses

 

NY wants more local food in schools. Here's how

 

NEW YORK CITY

City Planning approves affordable housing proposal for Brownsville

 

Will Cuomo's Support Be Enough to Get Congestion Pricing Across the Finish Line?

 

NYC objects to Trump administration targeting of fuel efficiency standards

 

City pays $5G per month to place homeless in hotel/condo building

 

HUDSON VALLEY

$2.1M sought in Ulster budget for road sign repairs

 

White Plains gets jump on electric car chargers

 

Orange County is a super-star of economic development, says state regional director

 

Millions in '2%' tax money showered on fire departments: Tax Watch

 

‘This Has To Happen:' County Executive Calls For Bus Lanes On New Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

 

Rockland Lawmakers Prep for Budget Review: Earl & Hood

 

Multi-Million Dollar, Multi-Use Development Opens In Westchester

 

Mount Vernon to spend over $4.5 million for public safety

 

Molinaro To Host On-The-Road Info Fair

 

CAPITAL

Albany County Sheriff introduces new department member

 

Proposed Saratoga Springs budget carries no tax hike

 

NORTH COUNTRY

Cuomo sees 'potential danger' to Fort Drum from proposed wind farms

 

Lewis officials advance moderate stance on Fort Drum wind issue

 

Ogdensburg manufacturer to benefit from $200,000 power grant

 

Proposal 3 heads to voters

 

Cuomo on Fort Drum, wind turbine issue: ‘I see the potential danger' (VIDEO)

 

Development agency looking to issue up to $99M in revenue bonds for Samaritan

Watertown wins $10M downtown funding

 

Jefferson County Board passes resolution opposing wind projects near Fort Drum

 

St. Lawrence County retailers found guilty of selling untaxed cigarettes risk losing other state licenses

 

MOHAWK VALLEY

Public to get first look at proposed train station designs on October 17

 

Proposed Oneida County budget includes no tax increase

 

SOUTHERN TIER

Chemung nears sale of former Sikorsky site

 

Chemung: Proposed 2018 budget contains 8.9 percent tax decrease

 

Tioga County: Solar farm proposed for Owego

 

Cuomo announces new jobs for Endicott, Southern Tier

 

Why Steuben County is holding its third drug abuse forum

 

CENTRAL NEW YORK

'Serious wake up call': Panel dissects harmful algae problem in Skaneateles Lake

 

Tompkins County Legislature confirms new commissioner of Social Services

 

CNY economic council seeks millions for 7 Cayuga County projects

 

Cayuga County DA welcomes new assistant district attorneys

 

Officials: Onondaga County's opioid-related death rate is the highest in New York

 

FINGER LAKES

Libraries ask county for funding boost

 

Monroe County to overhaul Child Protective Services

 

Will Yates County get a fair share?

 

WESTERN NEW YORK

Extension's ag ed building christened

 

Four Cities Get Buffalo Billion II Funding

 

Listen: County Executive Mark Poloncarz on the Capitol Pressroom

 

Popular opioid painkiller falls from top ranks of prescribed drugs in Erie County

 

Cattaraugus County Jail may house Genesee inmates

 

Niagara Falls wastewater plant overflows — again

 

How is the doctor shortage hurting WNY?

 

Plenty of construction jobs, but not enough workers in WNY

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