Counties in the News, October 13, 2017

Friday's news from counties across the state.


County leaders in NY worry about Trump plan that would remove local tax as a deduction



SWANA to state agencies: Expect more disruption from China


Fed up with Congress, Trump whacks Obamacare with his pen



NY state task force likely to favor controls on plastic shopping bags


The State of the Workforce: Labor Market Snapshot 2017


Lawmakers weigh in on possible special session


As Cuomo bemoans federal cuts, DiNapoli says state should have saved more


Dead zones for cellular a way of life for many frustrated users across upstate New York



Subway Delays Cost New Yorkers Millions Annually, Report Finds


The Bronx's Quiet, Brutal War With Opioids


LONG ISLAND                                                                           

Suffolk County Looks To Test Private Wells After Dangerous Chemicals Are Found In Town Of East Hampton


Suffolk County Announces Opioid Overdose Prevention Classes


Cuomo breaks ground for $75 million research lab at CSHL



Rockland officials' feud puts daycare program at risk


Hein has high hopes with new Ulster County biz resource guide


Putnam's Proposed $155.3 Million 2018 County Budget Stays Under NY Tax Cap


Group Says Tolls on New Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge May Need to Double


Astorino Highlights Successful Shared Services Efforts


Hudson Valley: Region on track to foster startup culture


Comcast: Faster internet is coming to Dutchess County



Pay-equity law approved


Guest column: County must provide fair share of sales tax


Rensselaer County lawmakers eye limit on industrial discharge


Schenectady County opens 3rd large solar array


County Taking Reservations for Tire Recycling Day


McCoy proposes $679 M budget for Albany County



Franklin County sheriff proposes helping inmates maintain health insurance while jailed; move would save the county money,he says


Jefferson County doesn't want wind farms to damage fort radar



Oneida County consolidation plan leaves some wanting


Public decries eminent domain for Herkimer jail


County hearing draws sole speaker


Oneida County awarded additional $2.5M for drone tasks at Griffiss


SOUTHERN TIER                                                             

NYS to pay $3 million per year for Broome drug treatment center


Steuben County asking community for dental supplies



Oswego County public safety study set to start


Initial Recommended Budget Amendments Related to Jail Population


Legislators Invited To Town Hall Meeting To Discuss Issues


Lights, camera, lawsuit! Governor Cuomo's Film Hub in DeWitt could get evicted


CAC Offering Training to Help End Child Abuse


Coroner issues warning after spike in overdoses in Cayuga County


What if a plane crashed? Tompkins County will practice response this weekend



Wyoming County: Board approves $3M in bonds for hospital equipment and upgrades


$22 million in state grants boost four-county water projects


WESTERN NEW YORK                                      

Buffalo, Rochester to submit joint bid for Amazon HQ2


Allegany County STOP DWI hoping memorial trailer will make impact


County's nursing home revenues higher than expected


Editorial: Falls Water Board must end sewage discharges