Counties in the News August 2, 2016

Tuesday's news from counties across the state.
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Cities, States Plod Toward 'Next Generation 911'

Can Counties Fix Rural America's Endless Recession?

N.Y. Approves Nuclear Subsidies and Mandates 50% Renewables by 2030

NY utility regulators to consider renewable energy plan

State Lawmaker: Keep Pokémon Go Away from Sex Offenders (Video)

Local Tax Cap Under One Percent

State feeds inmates for $2.84 a day

Rep. Zeldin Calls on EPA to Keep Commitment to Permanently Close Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Sites

Suffolk County Exec. Bellone's "Stay Suffolk" Campaign Encourages Residents to Explore Local Parks: Take a Swing at Suffolk County Park Golf Courses

Legislator plans to revitalize Coram Plaza

Orange County receives state funding for Regional Family Navigator positions

Arrests Made for Welfare Fraud

Push to 'Think Differently' extends beyond Dutchess

Rockland makes “strong progress” in budgeting, says county exec

Ulster County tourist spending tops $532 million in 2015

Rockland water restrictions still in effect despite wet weekend

Westchester legislators OK new Bee-Line buses

Schenectady County Legislature plans vote on tobacco-age law

Warren County pushes back 'last chance' meeting date for tax-delinquent property owners

Five businesses to be honored with Good News Rensselaer County awards

Essex County OK's NCCC spending plan

JCIDA Board Chair: UTEP changes will not undermine county policy

Emerald Ash Borer devastation obvious on Canadian side of St. Lawrence River

State grant would expand New York Mills business

Herkimer County legislators adopt land bank resolution

Pipe that spurted sewage into Mohawk River fixed

Visitors continue to spend in Oneida County, figure tops $1.3 billion

Public hearing set for Herkimer College budget

Elmira Corning Airport Raising Parking Rates

$10,000 Given to the Broome County Veterans Fly Fishing Program (Video)

6th annual Chenango County Ag Tour for legislators a success

Wounded Warriors Amputee Team makes its way back to NYSEG Stadium

Thousands of rubber ducks are dumped into the Chenango River

Tompkins drafts law to divide sheriff duties

Tompkins County Jail Can No Longer Be Overcapacity

Red Cross Observing 100 Years of Service in Cortland County

Onondaga County, CSEA leadership reach agreement on tentative four-year contract

Chilcott to Retire as Veterans Service Agency Director Nov. 11

Improved Airline Service a Boost for Business and Pleasure Travel

Hopes and fears: Holley could see new apartments, but may lose bank