Counties in the News, March 2, 2018

Friday's news from counties across the state.

Internet Sales Tax: Why It Matters to Counties


Betting on Sports Gambling Becoming Legal, States Up the Ante

U.S. intel: Russia compromised seven states prior to 2016 election


Bail reform got a new backer in Gov. Cuomo. Will his plan work?

Gov. Cuomo proposes to close fentanyl loophole

Jacobs pushes legislation to prevent DMV from selling driver data

Flu cases decrease in NY state for first time this winter

Cuomo: Maple industry will benefit from NYS program

Storm Update: 111K without power across upstate

New York celebrates first ever agricultural month, hopeful for future farmers

Broadband funds to boost access in western NY, Finger Lakes


Emergency Plan Spends Modestly on Signals, Subway's Biggest Woe

Poor training for subway operators puts riders at risk, MTA audit reveals

New York City Needs Congestion Pricing Now More Than Ever


Officials criticize proposed LI Sound crossing at Oyster Bay

Suffolk sheriff: ICE detainees number 1-3 per day at jail

Long Island, state officials and agencies prepare for Nor'easter

Suffolk County community honors patrol officer who retires after 38 years of service

Suez Partnership With Nassau County To Save Nearly One Million Gallons Of Water Per Day


Molinaro Presents 2018 State of the County Address

Single-stream recycling charges put crimp in Ulster trash agency's budget

Orange County scraps changes to pay-to-play law

Dutchess County Launches New Website

Latimer Picks Two New Commissioners To Oversee Westchester County Jail

Struggling New York dairy farmers look to Albany for help


Inspection Finds Problems at Warren County, NY Airport

Albany County Convening Forum Next Week: “Keeping Our Kids Safe: Life after Parkland, FL”

Saratoga County honors veteran


As ‘Raise the Age' deadline nears, counties mulling options for juvenile facility

Winter Storm Warning Issued For Jefferson, Lewis Counties

Gas-line expansion being weighed

County taps builder for airport eatery


$22.7M In NY Grants Awarded For High-Speed Broadband In Mohawk Valley

Picente issues travel advisory for Oneida Co.

County approves $1.3M communications contract


Chemung County Library District planning for future

DPWs and residents prepare ahead for the oncoming nor'easter

Hemp summit shows hemp cultivation already underway in the Southern Tier

State sending help to Southern Tier ahead of powerful storm

County approves payment for Greenway

CENTRAL NEW YORK                                             

Another casino opens in central New York

Tompkins County Chamber Announces 2018 On-The-Job Training Grants Are Available

Oswego County announces manufactured housing program for veterans


Airbnb, Monroe County agree to tax deal

Last round of broadband funds to connect 2,562 homes in GLOW Region

Ontario County Lyme Support Group to meet March 21

Supervisors committee votes to seek engineering proposals for county sewer districts upgrades

Travel advisories in effect for multiple counties in the region

Monroe County, MCC announce "Inspire Monroe" career fair

Awards honor work for safer streets in Ontario County

Ontario County announces rabies prevention clinics

Wyoming County Animal Shelter receives $100,000 for upgrades and renovations

Does SNAP cover the cost of a meal in Yates County?


Erie County Agricultural Society to award cash scholarships

Cattaraugus County lawmakers set hearing on law declaring opioid epidemic a public nuisance

Local emergency team teaches WNY schools to respond to active shooter

New county ethics law would require disclosure, transparency

Erie County officials mum on site options for convention center

More than 25,000 in WNY have no power after snowstorm

Closing in on the 'last mile' in Niagara County

Allegany County receives $26.7M in broadband funding