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Counties in the News, March 26, 2018

Monday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC
State Budget Negotiations in the Final Stretch

Today marks the last week of negotiations at the Capitol for the 2018-19 State Budget. We anticipate that the State Budget will be passed by the Legislature by the end of the week.

On Friday, NYSAC sent a series of letters to budget conference committee members. This letters focused on the primary issues impacting counties by conference committee, available here.

Feel free to adapt these letters or use them for information in your conversations with state lawmakers.
 

NATION

What the Public Needs to Know About the Municipal Infrastructure Deficit

STATEWIDE

Analysis Finds Drug-Related Deaths Growing Worse In New York

Legalizing sports betting in New York sits with US Supreme Court

Push for widened internet sales-tax collections tripped up

Sen. Schumer Pledges Support For Cideries In State

Budget takes shape, with sexual harassment and tax code changes

NEW YORK CITY

City Never Sleeps, Yet Number of Trains at Off-Peak Hours Decline

Politicians support funding cheap MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers

The Crisis in New York City Public Housing

LONG ISLAND        

Nearly 1,000 workers for Suffolk County made $200,000 in 2017

Nassau sues 5 unions over 2017 agreement on longevity pay

Questions raised over Nassau County assessment fix

HUDSON VALLEY

Rockland County Is Raising Its Legal Smoking Age

Ulster to hold annual Young Adult Job Fair

Ulster County agency sells plantings ideal for erosion control

Ulster County rejects freight request for local railroad line

Westchester officials call on state to increase aid program

New casino spurs 7.5% rise in Sullivan jobs

CAPITAL

Saratoga County collects food items for troops

Flu is declining, but season not over

Vietnam veteran honored by Saratoga County

Nearly 30 percent of bridges in Capital Region need repairs

Rensselaer releases vision for Hudson waterfront

NORTH COUNTRY

St. Lawrence County pushing for internet sales tax

St. Lawrence County and SL-L BOCES struggle for common ground on safety after power saw used in Life Skills class

St. Lawrence County Planning Office recommends zoning options for former GM site

MOHAWK VALLEY

County: Low Voter Turnout Not Unusual In Village Elections

SOUTHERN TIER

Indicators mixed ahead of county jobs report

Hundreds Of Jobs Coming To The Southern Tier This Summer

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Oswego County Offers Help for Replacing Septic Systems in Environmentally Sensitive Areas

Schumer pushing for more medical training slots

Longtime Oswego sheriff to step down

High call volumes, cultural issues equal high stress for emergency responders

Owasco Lake watershed's management plan could be complete by July 2019

First quarter sales tax revenues up in Auburn, Cayuga County

Tompkins population growth a rarity in Upstate NY

FINGER LAKES

Ontario County Board of Supervisors sound call for sales tax fairness

How much does it cost to live in Monroe County?

Job fairs being held by Monroe County on Wednesday

WESTERN NEW YORK

Erie County wants $5 million more for roads

County's largest networking event on tap at New York Beer Project 

County offers free workshops on improving health at numerous sites

Niagara County SPCA hosts annual Kids Day

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