Counties in the News, February 23, 2018

Friday's news from counties across the state.


States refile lawsuits to block repeal of U.S. net neutrality

Trump Says Raise Age For Buying Assault Rifles, Defying NRA


NY sheriffs: State should pay for armed resource officers in every school

Editorial: Reject change to park taxation

New York extends order for kids' flu shots given by pharmacists

Cuomo announces coalition with other states to fight for tough gun laws

State lawmakers to review regulations on Bitcoin

Medical marijuana sales jump in January (PoliticoPro subscription required)

New York paid $11M in harassment settlements since '08


Subways to Get Station Upgrades, and Governor Gets His Way

De Blasio beefs up school security, reprimands NRA in wake of Parkland massacre

De Blasio says armed city school officers would cost $1.2B

Judge: Ads can run in Uber, Lyft vehicles in New York City

MIT professor appointed to NYC deputy mayor position


Suffolk IDA offers $1.5M in tax breaks to proposed $6.3M project

Sheriff's office unveils new website with hope to educate on programs

Suffolk County to name its first-ever female police commissioner

Cap on deductions could cause a slowdown in high-end home sales

Nassau County comptroller to audit grievance commission

Long Island needs state's help to tackle toxin


County and state have responsibilities to improve jail: Editorial

Dutchess Deputy Evan Traudt helped avert mass shooting plan

Naloxone Training Sessions Kick Off At Amsterdam High School

Hein, in speech to Ulster County chamber, touts achievements and plans


Hart named deputy Greene County Administrator

Saratoga County Sets 2018 Legislative Goals

Albany County officials offer renewable energy options for Sheridan Hollow microgrid

County joins state clean-energy initiative


Franklin County joins lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, distributors

St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency meets Tuesday

Lewis officials tout outdoor recreation at development session in Turin

St. Lawrence County accepting applications through March 30 to add land to Agricultural Districts 1 and 2


Tablets for inmates in Oneida County?

Herkimer County Legislative Breakfast to Take Place This Morning

Next, economic study to query local businessess


Tioga County: Resubmission of solar farm plans slates new public hearing

Broome County joins pharmacy coalition to save $5M

Tioga County: County accused of bid-rigging

Local law enforcement get defibrillators

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Oswego County Tourism Office launches new fishing blog

Opioid crisis in NY: Reach Medical opens Ithaca's first harm reduction medical practice

Oswego County Legislature OKs building repair projects

Latest Onondaga County flu numbers show slight decrease in reported cases

Sheriff Conway on claim that Onondaga Co. jail is among state's worst: 'I don't agree'

Cayuga County, Municipalities Continue Shared Services Discussions

On-the-job training grants available through Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce

County Slates Pair Of Public Hearings


State awards $450K to county mental health department

Seneca County joins effort to get state funds for jail inmate substance abuse treatment

Sales tax revenues increased in 2017

State rejects call for Monroe County child abuse hotline

Monroe County Sheriff Baxter responds to NY Sheriffs' Association call

Environmental Law: Not in my backyard? Article 10 and the siting of electric generating facilities

Algae summits battle the blooms


City-county cooperation trumpeted why 'This is Our Time'

Erie County Senior Services accepting nominations for 'Senior of the Year'

Erie County Sheriff's Office adding therapy dog

Legislators set public hearing March 14 on opioid nuisance law

Veterans' services in Erie County expanding under new SALUTES program

Allegany County IDA provides Dresser-Rand update

VIDEO: Niagara County Sheriff Jim Voutour talks call for armed officers in schools following Florida school shooting

Western New York residents voice concerns over National Grid's proposed rate hike

Forum highlights Niagara County opioid crisis