Counties in the News, October 5, 2017

Thursday's news from counties across the state.


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



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



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



$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



Albany County Sheriff introduces new department member


Proposed Saratoga Springs budget carries no tax hike



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



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


Proposed Oneida County budget includes no tax increase



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



'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



Libraries ask county for funding boost


Monroe County to overhaul Child Protective Services


Will Yates County get a fair share?



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