Counties in the News, March 9, 2018

Friday's news from counties across the state


Report: Voting security almost no better than 2016


Proposed law could add millions to county bank accounts

Sports betting in New York? New bill would allow it

Number of Confirmed Flu Cases in NYS Drops for Second Consecutive Week

NY dairy farmers struggling as milk prices hit 10-year low (reports)

Potential Plastic Bag Ban Picking Up Steam


Broome County officials demanding NYC stop SOTA program that relocates homeless to our area
3 myths Trump's budget proposal wants you to believe about public housing

New study reveals extent of mold problems at NYCHA apartments


LI execs push to collect sales tax on all online purchases

Letter: Suffolk and Nassau County Execs on Internet Fairness Measure in One House Budget

Suffolk Votes to Mark March 19th as Women in Public Office Day

Nassau comptroller seeks new members for fiscal oversight board


Latimer Calls For Resignations Of Con Edison, NYSEG Presidents, Top Brass

Beware Thieves In Power Outages: Putnam Sheriff, DA

Sullivan County lawmakers cautious about three-county solid waste authority proposal

Storm Cleanup Continues As Thousands Still Without Power Across Tri-State

National Guard arrives in Rockland in aftermath of nor'easters Riley and Quinn

Sullivan County tops new jobs in region

Ceremony at Ulster County Courthouse will honor 52 new U.S. citizens

NY labor department reports moderate job gains in Mid-Hudson Valley and Catskills


Albany County leader wants to cut funding at downtown convention center

No Rest In Columbia County As Snow Clean-Up Continues


Lewis legislators approve part-time assistant DA, road patrol labor deal

Jefferson County wants state funding for jail substance abuse programming

Franklin County solid waste authority approves new flat fee, new scale for transfer station

Lewis County Scraps Plan To Charge For Recycling

St. Lawrence County Saw Higher Opiate Prescription Rate Than State

STOP-DWI enforcement crackdown planned for St. Lawrence County March 16-18


Picente Delivers 2018 State of the County Address

School safety summit at BOCES highlights urgency


Company to run 2,000 miles of high-speed internet cable across Southern Tier

Tioga County: Disaster preparedness plan to include animal safety

Craft beverages and large-scale events help boost Southern Tier tourism

Broome County Legislature to Garnar: We want more financial transparency

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Flu numbers decline in Onondaga County

Health care still a top priority for shared services panel

CCC hoping to assist county workforce needs with manufacturing institute

Onondaga County 911 center gearing up for upgrades


Drug arrests explode in Seneca County

March forum to target Wayne County opioid crisis


Consolidation of school and fire districts highlighted in State of the County

Niagara County Jail offering treatment for opioid-addicted inmates

Insurance expected to offer $1.2M for county's fire-damaged highway barn

Erie County deputies say they like body cameras

Erie County Water Authority a no-show at legislature meeting