Counties in the News, November 6, 2017

Monday's news from counties across the state.
GOP Tax Plan Puts Billions in Muni Market Savings at Risk
China's ban on some recycled materials could impact county landfills

Tax bill's plan to kill medical expense deduction raises political stakes
Should U.S. Cities Ban Winter Evictions?
The U.S. Isn't Prepared for the Next Recession
Children's Health Insurance Bill Clears U.S. House
$2.5 billion invested in rural electric infrastructure

A guide to New York's 2017 ballot proposals
Propositions Two and Three on Tuesday's ballot face little opposition
New York State Grown & Certified Informational Webinar
What the tax plan means for New Yorkers
Aging NY inmates add to costs

NEW YORK CITY                                                       
De Blasio doubling the budget for affordable housing
NYC murders are the lowest since at least the 1950s
Study: NYC home to most sustainable urban transit in North America

GOP tax plan would hurt LIers by limiting deductions, critics say
School Bus Drivers On Strike In 4 Nassau County Districts
The battle against opiate addiction on Long Island

HUDSON VALLEY                                                     
Why you should care about county legislature elections
Dutchess County executive signs ban on polystyrene foam containers
Indian Point shutdown plans reviewed
Dutchess County shows appreciation to veterans

Franklin Co. creates Animal Cruelty Task Force
State funding available to help St. Lawrence County farmers with water projects
Lewis County legislators to consider joining suit against opioid manufacturers
Renewable energy lease workshop hosted by St. Lawrence County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board Offered Nov. 13
Franklin County eyes position to handle increased foster care caseload
Franklin County Legislature votes to cover town costs of shared tax collection software

Fulton Veterans' Day Ceremony Set Nov. 11
Addiction center in Utica in high demand

Tax rate would drop again in Schuyler budget
124-megawatt 40-turbine wind farm proposed in Broome County

Community Foundation Awards Grant Funding To Support Healthy Families Oswego County
Proposition for Onondaga County voters would transfer management of jail to sheriff

Adopt-a-Business program expands beyond Livingston County
Another heavy rain brings flooding along local creeks and rivers, more sewer overflows
Public hearing to address flooding impact in Finger Lakes
Lake Ontario flooding relief coming slowly

Land bank approved
Chautauqua County investing millions in water infrastructure upgrades
County Quickly Under Water As Crews Battle The Elements Sunday Evening
Addiction: Many Faces & Many Causes Community Studies Solutions