Counties in the News, September 20, 2017

Wednesday's news from counties across the state.


NYSAC mourns the passing of former NYSAC Treasurer Robert Currier


Eric Schneiderman: 41 states subpoena opioid makers


What You Need to Know About the Last-Ditch Obamacare Repeal Bill


 The Rust Belt Needs Legal Immigration


The Next Big Technology to Transform Government


Is 'Going Local' the Secret to Economic Development?


When Community College Is Free


How the opioid crisis is blowing a hole in small-town America's finances



New York would take $18.9 billion hit in new GOP health bill


Governor Cuomo Announces Bidding for $89 Million in Construction Projects to Re-Purpose Four Facilities to House Youth Under Raise the Age


From Washington, Faso targets New York's Scaffold Law


New York State Health Advice on Eating Fish You Catch in Each NYS Waterbody


Cost Of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Rises Toward $19,000 a Year


New law helps welfare recipients plan for a brighter future: Editorial


State tourism grows 2.7 percent in 2016


New York growers in pursuit of precision agriculture


New York's Bet on New Casinos Has Yet to Hit Jackpot



NYC To Open New Shelter For LGBTQ Youth


The Bronx makes pitch for Amazon's new headquarters



Suffolk opens emergency operation center in anticipation of Hurricane Jose's impact


FedEx to close 1 Suffolk office, affecting 61 workers



Orange County's deputy county executive to receive honors


Beacon Council passes 6-month development moratorium


Novartis property's new owner: 'No plan for housing'


Westchester County releases first records in deal between jail, feds


Grants Available Through the Rockland County Youth Bureau


Ulster County, state officials offer advice following Equifax data breach


Ulster County IDA considers video conferencing


Orange, Sullivan jobless rates up in August



Environmental, community advocates oppose Cuomo's gas power plant plan


Schenectady County building's bedbugs called a nuisance


Fast-growing LED manufacturer expands into $1 million Saratoga County office


Counties fare well in latest state jobs report


Wide array of senior issues discussed at Saratoga Springs forum


Upstate NY City Plagued By Summer Of Gunfire


New York Counties Move Forward With Shared Services



Addiction ceremony calls for dialogue


Clinton County gets more airport money


St. Lawrence County lost 300 jobs in August, unemployment second highest in state


In Upstate NY's North Country, one brewery expands and another regroups: report


City sets 4.38 percent tax increase



Grant To Help Herkimer County HealthNet Gather Input on Need for Community Center


Committee asks firm to expand Herkimer watershed study


Produce grown outside County Office Building being given to SNAP recipients

Legislature calls meeting on eminent domain resolution


Santulli wins distinguished service award

Ulster lawmakers consider naming Shawangunk bridge for longtime community volunteer

Proposal for Ulster County to pay unpaid village taxes stalls



CEO Talk: SOS CEO Discusses New $9 Million Clay Building


Upstate Medical to Use $1.25M State Grant to Fund Lead-Poisoning Prevention Center


With DACA's end near, Tompkins County Legislature urges U.S. Congress to pass Dream Act


Onondaga County Exec: Drinking water from Skaneateles Lake being tested every day


Report: Most CNY Region Unemployment Rates Rose in August


State: Farnham Family Services Opens Opioid-Treatment Center in Oswego


Unemployment rate increases in Cayuga County



Highway departments in county working together on resurfacing projects


Overdose deaths in region jump from 11 to 206 in six years


Monroe County opioid deaths nearly 20 times higher than 5 years ago


Ontario County Jail population dips



Reed Helps Secure Funding for Chautauqua Center


Erie County Sheriff's Office Received Accreditation


Letter: Build drug disposal system to protect local waterways


County officials honor overdose victims, encourage treatment


Secret clause leaves taxpayers on the line for SolarCity boondoggle


Audit: Falls will run out of cash reserves by year's end due to casino dispute


Western New York's unemployment rate consistent with last year's, state says