Counties in the News, March 13, 2018

Tuesday's news from counties across the state.


Video: Updates on Opioid-Related Litigation from NACo Legislative Conference


New York State approves 26 solar projects totalling 647MW

New York Senate OKs new rules on sexual harassment

Attention shoppers: What do those New York made labels they really mean?

Cuomo denounces federal offshore drilling plans

State reports lab-diagnosed flu cases are down

Which electoral reforms would make the biggest difference?


Cuomo Weighs State of Emergency for New York City Public Housing

Assembly Democrats unveil plan to charge only cabs and for-hire vehicles under congestion pricing


Third of Suffolk's bridges in severe or very poor condition, report reveals

A third nor'easter hits Nassau County

Nassau County lawmakers approve assessment contracts

Suffolk County to bear brunt of heaviest snowfall


Westchester lawmakers adopt immigration protection act

Westchester: Power companies should pay for OT, warming centers

Dutchess County DA Won't Appeal Fair Bail Ruling

Renewable energy projects in mid-Hudson Valley get state funding

Utility companies seek solutions to prevent outages

Dutchess legislators contemplate criminal justice, human rights

2017 was a “banner year” for Orange County DA's office

Orange County IDA pulls the plug on company PILOT agreement


County deal leaves granola firm scrambling for new digs

Trees, shrubs can be ordered from Saratoga County soil, water district

Saratoga County misses voting reform opportunity

Capital Region saw stronger job growth than expected


St. Lawrence County Fair Housing Task Force celebrates 50 years of Fair Housing Act Wednesday

How craft breweries are helping to revive local economies

State offers funding for long-discussed hydroelectric upgrade in Lyons Falls

State of Health enrollment increases


If you build it, they will come (if you also promote it)

Seniors receive tax help at Oneida Public Library

Safety in Our Schools Task Force reactivated


Schuyler County Public Hearing on Opioid Epidemic

Broome County Demands New York City Stop Sending Its Homeless Upstate

Chemung County Land Bank begins with plans to rehabilitate 2 properties, demolish 1

Schuyler County Opioid Lawsuit Fight Continues Forward

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Cayuga County farms awarded over $1.1M for manure storage

'Lives that are ruined': Cayuga County lead poisoning case continues spurring action

Onondaga Board of Elections pushing to move March elections


Wayne County preparing early in case of potential Lake Ontario flooding

Seneca Supervisors may vote Tuesday to oppose Romulus incinerator

Hopewell resident elected to county committee

Two more dead from flu in Monroe County, bringing total to 13

Wayne County opioid forum on March 26


WNY Law Center expands its consumer debt defense legal clinic to Chautauqua County

Statements from top Niagara County officials on passing of Sam Ferraro

Niagara County provides funds for portable radios in Porter

County to back Senecas in opposing Coudersport plant to treat fracking waste

Education commissioner likes Poloncarz's school district merger talk

Erie County Is Hiring – See The Job Openings