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Counties in the News, December 15, 2017

Friday's news from counties across the stae.
NATION
$10,000 cap on state, local deduction is in final tax bill
Social, Economic Change Affect Decisions to Move Out of State
The Rise of the Gig Economy: Challenges and Best Practices for Counties

STATEWIDE
Opioid deaths in NYS 2000-2015
NYers: State debt is $3,116 per person
New York state AG to sue over net neutrality reversal
Counties eye push to boost age for buying tobacco

NEW YORK CITY
The Hidden Rooms Within New York's Public Housing
NYCHA: Crime down 7 percent at New York City public housing

LONG ISLAND
Suffolk County Executive Bellone Announces Groundbreaking Of Affordable Housing Project For Veterans
Bill to track asset forfeiture money dies in Suffolk committee
Suffolk committee OKs bill on public financing of campaigns

HUDSON VALLEY                                                    
Ulster County Executive Michael Hein OKs 2018 budget that cuts most tax rates, adds programs
Ulster County legislator questions use of minors as undercover informants
Pet spas and golf simulators: Westchester County part of national housing amenities race
Orange County IDA rejects assisted living project
Sullivan County Legislature OKs $226M budget
Casino to open 2 weeks early; more employees needed

CAPITAL
Warren County police step up DWI patrols for holidays
Developer proposes 166 apartments in Saratoga County town
Saratoga County police agencies join Stop DWI crackdown
Rensselaer County lawmakers limit carcinogen discharge

NORTH COUNTRY
Clinton County budget gets unanimous OK
St. Lawrence County residents convicted of domestic violence crimes to surrender firearms under new plan
Franklin County solid waste authority needs stability after significant turnover, some members say
Essex County moves on tax sale grievances

MOHAWK VALLEY
Reports of sewage overflows on the rise
Mohawk Valley to receive $85.5M from state REDC awards
Expert gives pros, cons of county manager

SOUTHERN TIER  
Light snowfall this season puts Steuben County DPW funds at surplus
Delaware County adopts street, solar policies, lauds bus driver
Southern Tier projects get $67M

CENTRAL NEW YORK      
Cayuga County legislators postpone move on pay raises
Tompkins County Sheriff Warns of Uptick in Credit Card Skimmers
Commute by bus from Ithaca to Watkins Glen? Now you can

FINGER LAKES
Supervisors approve $134.4 million Wyoming County budget
Casino says it's main reason for Seneca County's lower unemployment rate
Seneca County solid waste local law sent back to committee
Seneca Supervisors adopt 2018 budget with small tax hike

WESTERN NEW YORK
Niagara County Dept. of Health offers free evidence-based workshops
Niagara County to participate in statewide STOP-DWI holiday season crackdown enforcement effort
Western New York REDC awarded $68.8 million for 112 projects
County Receives Record Assistance For Development Projects
County has 3rd largest number of opiate prescriptions in WNY
50,000 gun owners in Erie Co. need to re-certify

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