Counties in the News, March 28, 2018

Wednesday's news from counties across the state.


County Executives Voice Bipartisan Support for Internet Fairness Act


A Cyberattack Hobbles Atlanta, and Security Experts Shudder

States vow to fight U.S. plan to ask citizenship question on census

The Question Governments Need to Ask: How Are We Doing?


Editorial: Tax web sales, New York

State budget talks advance, retreat in Albany


Hope dims in New York for victims of childhood sex abuse


State Senate wants more NYC resi towers

Proposed NYC law would give workers right not to respond to emails after work hours

NYC bike safety program allows cyclists to follow pedestrian signals at 50 intersections


Long Island Officials Push For Online Sales Tax

Nassau law would waive fees for sports leagues again

Nassau County land near Coliseum needs new vision

Long Island's unemployment rate rises to 5.1%, state data show

Suffolk Water Authority approves 3.75 percent rate hike

Laura Curran calls for end to IDA tourism loophole

Nassau unveils task force to help prevent potential mass shootings


Westchester, Hudson Valley see slight population growth

Westchester DA Scarpino pushes NY lawmakers to pass 'red flag' gun law

Rockland County leaders to fight utility rate hike

Recycling market has up and downs, but it's worth it

$2.5M in Restore NY Funding Awarded to Projects in Sullivan County

In the Catskills, New Hope for the Return of Tourism

Dutchess to hold active-shooter training courses for public


New York reports mix of ups and downs for county jobless rates

Restore New York grants include four Schenectady projects

Community Honors Former Albany County Sheriff James Campbell

Here's what was in the Capital Region's bid for Amazon HQ2


St. Lawrence County unemployment went up in February from same month last year

Lewis, Jefferson County Jobless Rates Among State's Worst

County discusses tabling youth detention facility, Amish buggy safety

North country communities receive Restore NY grants


Schoharie site picked for historic designation

Picente pledges support for Oneida County libraries

Otsego County Seeking Governmental Improvements


Delaware County CCE Offers Climate Change Teacher Training Bus Tour

Protecting yourself from scams this tax season

After 29 years serving Broome County, Public Defender Jay Wilber retires

Chemung County tax foreclosure auction Wednesday

Upcoming Chemung County pistol safety class announced


Consultant gives Cayuga County legislators ways to improve local government

Onondaga County, Live Nation has potential sponsor of Lakeview Amphitheater naming rights

County committee: State should modify mandate on DA salaries

County Legislature to Hold Pay Raise Public Hearing

Cayuga County Unemployment Rate Up in February

Downtown Ithaca projects awarded $1 million in state grants


Ontario County readies response to trash-burning plant

Public hearing will discuss waterfront revitalization

Veterans behind bars find brotherhood, support inside special cell block

$11 million goes to restoration projects in Finger Lakes

Ontario County IDA okays tax breaks for Finger Lakes Resort project

Exclusive: Rochester's Amazon bid included $700M in local tax breaks

Genesee County bridge with second-lowest safety rating will close for replacement


Poloncarz appoints new Erie County Commissioner of Social Services

Niagara County Youth Bureau accepting applications for summer food service program

State Appellate Court Upholds Supreme Court Decision Regarding Landfill Expansion

Public hearings scheduled April 9 for Tobacco 21 legislation, Mitigation Plan

Erie County announces free rabies clinics

Harmful algal bloom: Studies conducted in Conesus, Honeoye lakes