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Albany, NY  (Albany County)

 
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Rochester, NY (Monroe County)

News

Counties in the News, October 24, 2017

Tuesday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC

Interview: Vote Yes on Proposal #3

 

NATION

Why U.S. Child Poverty Has Fallen to a Historic Low

 

How Airbnb Affects Home Prices and Rents

 

Amazon received 238 proposals for second headquarters

 

STATEWIDE

Cuomo vetoes 15 bills, including gravity knife measure

Coalition of Strange Bedfellows Opposes N.Y. Constitutional Convention Proposal

Cuomo signs bill adding e-cigs to Clean Indoor Air Act

 

Board of Elections seeks budget increase to fund cybersecurity efforts

 

NY ranked 2nd worst for business tax climate

 

NEW YORK CITY

Zika cases decline sharply over past few months

 

De Blasio bans cars from Prospect Park

 

New York City could see flooding of 7.4 feet every 5 years, study says

 

LONG ISLAND          

Suffolk County Officials Unveil Mobile App for Drug Abusers to Find Assistance

 

Nassau County Executive Mangano Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center at Nassau's HUB

 

Hundreds of LI homeowners fighting Sandy ‘underpayments'

 

MTA falling further behind on two key LIRR projects

 

Risky budget business in Nassau, Suffolk

 

HUDSON VALLEY                                                        

Westchester County gives $400,000 to Stuart's Fruit Farm conservation

 

Orange County budget sails through legislative review

 

Ulster County lawmakers OK $9 million in bonding for Family Court move

 

County seeks proposals for youth program funding

 

CAPITAL

Occupancy tax spending leads to controversy

 

State watchdog renews criticism of economic developers

 

NORTH COUNTRY

Franklin Co. improves fiscal-stress standing

 

St. Lawrence County Joins Lawsuit Against Opioid Drug Companies

 

MOHAWK VALLEY  

Work continues on Herkimer's master plan

 

Panel proposes pay hikes for county officials

 

Authority moves to increase Utica-area water rates

 

SOUTHERN TIER                                                             

AmeriCorps 'Boots on Ground' Program Announced To Fight Opioid Epidemic

 

Elmira airport renovation project back on track after bidding set-back

 

Steuben County Holding Third Substance Abuse Forum

 

CENTRAL NEW YORK

NY ag commissioner: Experts, not elected officials, should drive Owasco Lake changes

 

Cayuga County Health Department: What to know about lead poisoning

 

Responding with care: Cayuga County, other law enforcement learn about autism

 

FINGER LAKES

Yates Co. Heroin & Drug Community Update Forum Tonight

 

Tax rate flat in Yates budget

 

Supervisors to discuss Seneca County south end sewer engineering report

 

WESTERN NEW YORK

Niagara County land owners sue over high radiation levels

 

Chautauqua County residents must boil water until further notice

 

NCCC offering in-state tuition rates to students affected by hurricanes for remainder of school year

 

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