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Counties in the News, March 27, 2018

Tuesday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC

NYS Association of Counties urges online tax

NATION

Is It Time to Stop Saying 'the Safety Net'?

Opioid Money in Spending Bill Appreciated But Not Enough, Say States

Federal spending bill adds $600 million to broadband expansion efforts

STATEWIDE

Policy items dropping from state budget – for now

NEW YORK CITY

247,977 stories in the Vacant City, priced out of reach for most renters

New York City Subways Are Still Looking for a Savior

MTA board member: Congestion pricing talks limited to first phase

LONG ISLAND        

Nassau lawmakers OK borrowing to hire reassessment firms

Nassau OKs bill to block new fees for Little Leagues, others

HUDSON VALLEY

County celebrates National Nutrition Month

NY state extends comment period about proposed fences and gates along railroad tracks on east side of Hudson River

George Latimer, Assemblyman David Buchwald look for ideas on utility improvements

State funds to rebuild damaged Piermont pier

Westchester DA calls for new gun legislation in state budget

Rockland bill could raise minimum age to buy cigarettes

Classes in Dutchess County will teach active-shooter awareness

CAPITAL

Funeral Tuesday for Albany County Sheriff James Campbell

Neighbors react to census data showing population decrease in Greene and Columbia counties

Legislature wants county to ‘think differently'

Washington County Sheriff working to get armed officers stationed at local schools

Rensselaer County, federal prosecutor partner to combat opioid epidemic

NORTH COUNTRY

Jefferson Co. farmers advocate for agriculture

Lewis IDA officials hoping to soon close on Climax building

NYPA funding will help train miners at St. Lawrence County zinc mine

Lawmakers Hold Off Committing To Juvenile Detention Facility

St. Lawrence County pushing for internet sales tax

MOHAWK VALLEY

Leaders Consider Rome Campus Upgrades At MVCC

Canajoharie Receives $6M For Former Beech-Nut Site

$11.5M Awarded To Mohawk Valley Municipalities As Part Of Restore NY

Fulton County Joins Suit In Fight Against Opioid Addiction

Telephone Scam Reported In Herkimer County

SOUTHERN TIER

Tioga County: Study puts numbers to struggling families

Chemung County: Public meeting to be held on Lowman Crossover bridge rehabilitation project

Cuomo announces funding for Southern Tier demolition, restoration projects

Tioga County: State pays out $1M for Broad Street building rehab

Broome County To New York City: See You In Court

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Onondaga County to get $150K per year for Amphitheater naming rights, but from whom?

Ryan: Ensuring public health in Cayuga County

Cayuga County Legislature chairman to appear on television program

FINGER LAKES

Flu won't quit: Another death, more cases reported in Monroe County

Genesee agency to consider granting $250,000 in incentives for capital investments

Seneca Supervisors committee considers proposal for facilities master plan

Ag in the Classroom visits Orleans County

Ontario County IDA okays tax breaks for Finger Lakes Resort project

Public weighs in on new push to complete Finger Lakes Resort project

Understanding poverty in the Finger Lakes

14 now dead with slight increase in flu cases in Monroe County

Casella hires company to build new cell at Ontario County Landfill

WESTERN NEW YORK

Niagara County sets spring job fair Wednesday

Erie County Fair Accepting Applications For Fair Camp

Water Authority commissioners agree to regularly report to Legislature

WNY Dairy Farmers: "We're losing money daily"

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