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Counties in the News, April 4, 2018

Wednesday's news from counties across the state.

NATION

New York AG Leads 17 States Suing To Block Census Citizenship Question

EPA cuts rejected in federal budget bill

Governments Increasingly Tax Uber and Lyft for Transit Revenue

Addiction Treatment, for Jails and Prisons, Gains Momentum

STATEWIDE

Federal funding to benefit New York State

State returns $35.4M for workers shortchanged by employers in 2017

MWBE reforms pushed by Cuomo left out of state budget

NEW YORK CITY

Elected officials, NYPD discuss public safety in the Bronx

NYC's Murder Rate Lower Than London's For First Time Ever: Report

New York Subway Cuts Back Plans to Renovate Stations

LONG ISLAND        

State Department Of Transportation Offers Tips For Navigating Roundabouts On Long Island

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Joins Job Seekers At Annual Fresh Start Career Expo

NIFA receives Nassau's modified 2018 budget — with a warning

HUDSON VALLEY

Ulster County, CSEA reach three-year contract agreement

Putnam County Passport Saturdays for April 2018

County leaders discuss school safety

State budget includes $24 million for power plant closure fund

CAPITAL

Schenectady County reconsiders sparkler ban

Schenectady County crime task force launching by summer

Paper manufacturer hiring 45 as part of $8 million expansion in Schenectady County

Saratoga County towns pushing back on Colonie dump expansion

NYS Tax Department Announces More Opportunities for Capital Region Taxpayers to Obtain Free Tax Filing Assistance

Vermont RV dealer expanding to Washington County

Rensselaer County hosts drill to prepare for disease outbreaks

Rensselaer County lawmakers urging scrutiny on Dunn dump in Rensselaer

NORTH COUNTRY

St. Lawrence Legislators approve Bassmasters funding

Most Lewis County Facilities In Good Shape, Study Finds

Drill helps Franklin County emergency services officials to prepare for public health crisis

MOHAWK VALLEY

Seward Delivers Funding for Schoharie County Public Safety

Department Of Public Health Handles Outbreak In Drill

SOUTHERN TIER

Steuben County plans to expand services for inmates with substance abuse problems

Broome County overdose deaths down in first quarter of 2018

Broome County will get $2 million in federal funding for hybrid electric buses

How the latest NYSEG rate increase will affect electric and gas customers

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Oswego County wants NYS to reimburse it for DA salary hikes

Onondaga County lawmakers approve ampitheater naming deal, reject Adrian's Law

Correcting the record on arts and tourism funding in Tompkins County

FINGER LAKES

Monroe Co. makes push to deal with plastic bags

Seneca County Board of Health opposes Romulus trash incinerator

Genesee County awaits specifics on state budget allocations

YWCA ceases programs in Genesee Co. due to lack of money

State officials present county emergency management with accreditation

Septic funds available for homeowners

Amazon is coming to Monroe County, but it's not HQ2

15 adults dead from "record flu season" in Monroe County

Seneca County tops state in cirrhosis deaths

WESTERN NEW YORK

Erie County investigators find millions in welfare fraud and overpayments

Broadband Delays Prompt Frustration in Rural New York

New York State announces $66 million for repairs and upgrades to Thruway in Erie County

Lawmakers Say The Governor Listened On Psych Center

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