Counties in the News, September 18, 2017

Monday's news from counties across the state.


NYSAC Talks Unfunded Mandates & Shared Services



5 Obamacare Changes States Want, Ranked From Most to Least Likely to Pass


Bump in U.S. Incomes Doesn't Erase 50 Years of Pain


Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers



New York bans questions about immigration status


Cuomo pledges to send troopers, MPs to U.S. Virgin Islands for post-Irma efforts


9/11 Responders Get Unlimited Sick Time From New York


State finalizes $13 million settlement with Charter over missed deadlines


New adolescent offenders law to be phased


New York Manufacturing Index Dips in September


Cuomo Proposes Stricter Regulations for Credit Reporting Agencies


Listen: Poloncarz and Dinolfo Discuss Shared Services on the Capitol Pressroom



Mangano unveils Nassau County's $2.9B spending plan for 2018


Steve Bellone releases $3 billion budget for Suffolk County for 2018


Nassau correction officers decry jail protest


Unaccompanied minors from Central America continue flight to LI


Legislator Anker Honors Local “Angels” at Second Annual Angel Awards


Long Island waters are dirtier, but there's hope



Sullivan County Treasurer Buck, Deputy Treasurer Lara to Be Honored for Completing County Government Institute


Ulster, Dutchess, Columbia and Greene meetings: Week of Sept. 18, 2017


Hepatitis Exposure, Hillary Clinton Signing Top Northern Westchester News


Orange Confidential: Group plans forum on NY constitutional convention


Ulster County Executive to include $2.1 million in capital program budget for school safety measures


FERC rules against DEC in Millennium pipeline application


VA: Homeless vets will receive services if Hudson River Housing ends program


Mid-Hudson leaders slam federal decision to eliminate grant that has benefited local homeless veterans


Newburgh City Council to consider adopting “fair and welcoming city” resolution


Listen: MaryEllen Odell on the Capitol Pressroom



Rensselaer County League of Women Voters to host forum on state Constitutional Convention vote


Downtown Troy forum to kick off inclusiveness campaign


Program may cut electricity costs for Spa City residents


Albany, Glens Falls among regions adding jobs in New York


GE cuts salaried workers in Schenectady


Capital Region doctors look at lower vaccination rates in teens



Clinton County fights over Sheriff Department revenue


Stefanik talks turbine development, potential threats to Fort Drum (VIDEO)


Shared highway facility talks continue among county, town and village of Canton


Lt. Governor addresses North Country Regional Economic Development Council Meeting


Franklin Co. seeks grant to aid bed-tax collection


Adirondack Correctional to become teen facility



DiMeo: Infrastructure work continues at nanosite


County board OKs creation of $84K post


$10M ‘transformative project' hailed


Legislature sets public hearing on use of eminent domain



Community members attend candlelight vigil to help fight drug addiction


Legislature to modify Chemung landfill contract


Exec Proposes $375 Million Broome County Budget


Proposed Elmira apartments will house recovering drug, alcohol users, homeless



Tompkins County Budget Presentation Summary


Oswego County Legislature OKs purchasing contract with Onondaga County


County approves shorter foreclosure period


Casino taxes present a pleasant gamble for Tompkins County


Blue-green algae found in Skaneateles Lake


Mahoney's proposed Onondaga County budget keeps tax rate steady


OCM BOCES shows that 'shared services' work (Your letters)


Developers Break Ground on $16M Project in Former Crescent Corset Factory in Cortland



Dinolfo to serve on Board of NYS Association of Counties


Money coming to help health centers fight opioids


Number of inmates drops at Ontario County Jail


"Visitor Center" Concept Debated


Cost of improvements at Rochester airport jump $25 million


Seneca County officials concerned about potential for violence, conflict during Cayuga Nation property transition


GCASA looking to build methadone clinic addition to East Main Street location



Land bank approved by county lawmakers


ECMC wires county $17 million in borrowing deal for new emergency room


'Mason's Mission' unveiled in Pendleton


Poloncarz Vetoes Local Made in America Act


25 projects on local economic development wish list to Albany


Niagara Falls Water Board seeks state help


Dentists object to being forced to reveal where crowns, dentures are made


Amid opiate epidemic in Erie County, ‘angels' train to help addicts


Chautauqua County Legislators Looking To Sell Three Buildings


Sheriff Howard to ignore Cuomo order