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News

Counties in the News, November 28, 2017

Tuesday's news from counties across the state.
NYSAC
How unfunded mandated impact NYS counties

NATION  

What Do States Have Against Cities, Anyway?

STATEWIDE
NY lawmakers kick off state budget work
Bills await action by Cuomo
State won't release reports on jail medical contractor

NEW YORK CITY
Ridership falls on New York City's slow buses: comptroller
Yes, Transit Users, You Could Get Hacked, Too
De Blasio signs bill to officially overturn NYC dancing ban

LONG ISLAND

Cuomo announces new $3.5M bike path on Jones Beach (PoliticoPro subscription required)
NIFA will impose spending cuts in Nassau for the first time
Island Gets The Lead Out, With Albany's Help

HUDSON VALLEY                                                    
Putnam Agrees to Sue Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioid Epidemic
Dutchess Unemployment Rates Fall
Funeral held for former Westchester County Legislator Spreckman

CAPITAL
In Schenectady County, deterrence programs target gun violence
Capital Region communities receive funding to replace old water lines
Report: Capital Region's housing market calm, cool and active

NORTH COUNTRY                                 
New help for North Country residents
County Legislature considers changes to solid waste hauling
Essex Co. budget hearing speaks to 5-year plan success
$600K coming to Gouverneur to help replace lead water lines

MOHAWK VALLEY
Oneida County Farm Bureau provides support for ag education
County dials up new cell phone tax

SOUTHERN TIER  
Chemung: County budget maintains tax rate -- unfunded mandates still a burden
Toys For Tots Spreads Holiday Cheer in Broome County
Chemung County Legislature voting on county tax to pay off Elmira Jackals debt

CENTRAL NEW YORK      
Concerns linger over Onondaga Lake land as county considers bike trail extension, toxin remediation efforts finish
Shared service plan falls through less than 3 months after it was proposed
Cayuga County Health Department: Preparing for the holidays with diabetes

FINGER LAKES
New section tested for trash at Ontario County landfill
County radio system upgrades reduce some scanner police channels
Ontario County EQ Committee to hear of craft beverage trail partnership Monday
Mini-workshop on Seneca County budget set for Tuesday

WESTERN NEW YORK
Adoption Awareness Month with Social Services
County legislators defend pay hike
Chautauqua Leadership Network releases new logo

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