Counties in the News, November 8, 2017

Wednesday's news from counties across the state.
New York private colleges, universities concerned over GOP tax plan
Cuomo, Schumer say cutting 'SALT' deduction would wreak havoc in N.Y.
NY Local Government Officials Urge Opposition To Tax Plan
The Fastest-Growing Jobs and Where They're Most Common

Cuomo: State will 'have to' raise taxes if federal reform bill passes
Rebate checks: When will yours arrive?
DiNapoli: State budget gap could be $8.73B
NY forest preserve land bank amendment approved by voters
New York Voters Reject Chance to Rewrite State Constitution
Pension? Not for Corrupt Lawmakers Anymore in New York.

NEW YORK CITY                                                       
De Blasio signs bill to extend paid sick law
Health + Hospitals earns $1.6M from shared savings program
De Blasio doubling the budget for affordable housing

Suffolk budget changes worth $5.7M up for vote
Thousands of students still without bus ride as strike continues
LIRR blames Penn Station work for drop in ridership

HUDSON VALLEY                                                     
State will place Sojourner Truth statue in Ulster County
These food containers are now banned in part of the Hudson Valley
Sullivan County Veterans Day Events 2017

New $11.5 million sports dome coming to Colonie
Heroin OD case prompts change to paramedic-response policy
Tourism conference coming to Rivers Casino

St. Lawrence County legislators adopt 2018 spending plan
Lewis County tentative budget includes 1.5 percent tax rate increase
Lewis legislators view tentative budget, decline to join opioid lawsuit
State, federal lawmakers push to combat Lyme disease

Ridesharing in the Southern Tier: Boom or Bust?
Tioga County to Hold Active Shooter Training
Delaware Supervisors want NY City to relocate buyout residents locally
An Inside Look At The Future Addiction Treatment In Broome County

Upstate Medical College of Nursing to Use $1.8m Grant for Mental Health Nurse Practitioners in Rural Areas
Cayuga County Health Department: Radon and carbon monoxide awareness
Cayuga County Legislature hires new administrator
Onondaga Nation: Don't build trail on heavily polluted land near Onondaga Lake

Program to aid veterans, families offered in Seneca County
Seneca County shows 9% jump in sales tax over last year
DEC collection event yields 84,000 pounds of pesticides, chemicals
Finger Lakes Counties Buck Sales Tax Trend
Deal struck to sell Ontario fiber ring
Yates plans for budget public hearing
Lake Ontario water level hearing scheduled for Wayne County on Thursday
Ontario County sheriff releases October statistics
Fingerlakes Mall site of free opioid overdose training

State approves land bank in Niagara and Orleans counties
Chautauqua County investing millions in water infrastructure upgrade