Counties in the News, December 20, 2016
Tuesday's news from counties across the state.NYSAC
Public Defense Reform Bill Sent to Governor
The most important mandate relief bill of the 2016 State Legislative Session was delivered to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for his signature.
The bipartisan legislation S.8114/A.10706, sponsored by Senate Deputy Majority Leader John DeFrancisco and Assembly Member Pat Fahy, would ensure that those in need have access to an attorney when facing criminal proceedings. The bill passed unanimously in the Senate and Assembly in June.
For more information and to take action, visit www.nysac.org/indigentdefense.
Cuomo, Heastie vow to do 'the people's business' if special session is held
Leg. Spencer Congratulates the Environmental Defense Fund for 50 Years of Environmental Protection and Stewardship
Legislature makes modest changes to 'sound' budget plan
Volunteers can apply online to join Ulster County boards
Sullivan sheriff warns of utilities scam
Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Congressman Gilman
SLC Lawmaker Pushing for Hunting Season Change
David Yando to succeed John Child on Franklin County Industrial Development Agency board
Nano Utica heads back to the drawing board
HealthNet presents check to support Community Transportation Services
FMCC approves online textbook system
New hope for area 'zombie' properties as TCPDC approval looms
Potential New Buyer Could Give Plagued First Arena a Second Chance (Video)
CENTRAL NEW YORK
Lots of New Year's Activities in Cayuga County
WESTERN NEW YORK
10th Leadership Wyoming class graduates
James Keane dies at age 70