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News

Counties in the News, November 7, 2017

Thursday's news from counties across the state.

NATION
  
The Tax Bill Provision That Could Hit Cities Where It Hurts

STATEWIDE
New York State Budget Won't Be Easy In 2018
Clean energy: NY making millions available for geothermal systems
Setting the Agenda: Get A Head Start on the 2018 State Legislative Session
Cuomo sets State of the State speech for Jan. 3, budget release will come later (PoliticoPro subscription required)
These bills are back in Albany

NEW YORK CITY
NYC holds hearing on sexual harassment in the workplace
NYC Council Modifies Commercial Rent Tax

LONG ISLAND
Feds see drop in Long Island's homeless population
Nassau County Executive-Elect Laura Curran seeks copies of union pacts



HUDSON VALLEY                                                    

Ulster County lawmakers adopt 2018 budget with slight cut in overall tax levy
Credit agencies give Westchester County high scores
Rockland exec pleased with legislative approval of 2018 budget
Rockland County Executive Presses Legislature To Facilitate Sale of ‘Six-Story Paperweight'
Homelessness increases in Hudson Valley, surges in Ulster County, Columbia/Greene
Nonprofits heap praise on legislature's budget adds

CAPITAL
State official to hear Farm Bill concerns
Cities, counties and schools sidestep FDA foreign drug crackdown, saving millions

NORTH COUNTRY                                 
Essex County Officials Pass Budget Finalizing Plan To Restore Fund Balance
Regional homelessness continues to rise, Franklin County count remains flat



MOHAWK VALLEY
Otsego News with Jim Kevlin Of Hometown Oneonta
FEMA denies New York's request for flooding assistance
Opioid Crisis Spurs Demand of Social Services in Oneida County

SOUTHERN TIER  
Broome County Organizations Adopt Healthy Options to Curve Poor Numbers
Chemung County Health Department offers flu shots, health tips

CENTRAL NEW YORK      
Tompkins County lawmakers, state officials speak out on net neutrality issues
Onondaga County Health Department #NoFlu4me
Legal Age to Buy Tobacco Products in Onondaga County Raised
Cayuga County legislators consider raises, shrinking its membership
Madison County landfill looks to end debris conflict
Cornell Cooperative marks 100 years in Madison County
CNY Food & Beverage Trail: Farm-to-glass and farm-to-table in Madison County
Oswego County leaders unsure about raising age to buy tobacco to 21
Oswego County leaders split on using fund balance for 2018 budget



FINGER LAKES
Monroe County to hold special hours for pistol permits

WESTERN NEW YORK
Poloncarz lobbies state for opioid treatment center funds
County lawmakers call for closer look at landfill odor issue
Sheriff's office unveils new patrol vehicles, design
Orange EV: Chautauqua becomes first county in U.S. to add Class 8 electric truck to its flee

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