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Counties in the News, April 16, 2018

Monday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC

NYSAC addresses dairy crisis facing NY farmers

NATION

Could these simple ideas boost bus ridership?

Assisted Living: A $10 Billion Industry With Little Oversight

3 Ways to Face Down the Opioid Crisis

Online shopping could cost more after Supreme Court case

STATEWIDE

Changes in store in NYS for the way services for the disabled are coordinated

How New York is protecting union fees

Cashless tolls: Welcome to the dark future

You know those tax check-off donations? Your contributions can go unused

Department of Agriculture implementing new program to ease burden on dairy farmers

Q&A: Here's how New York is getting around the federal tax plan

1 in 2 New Yorkers are touched by opioid abuse, survey finds

New York State Unveils Energy Efficient Standards

NEW YORK CITY

Ride the express train: Now that the subways have the rescue-plan money, straphangers must soon see results

A Plan for New York City's Forests. Yes, Forests.

Overdose Antidote Is Supposed to Be Easy to Get. It's Not.

LONG ISLAND        

Nassau OTB misses $3 million payment to county

NYC's Former Budget Director Heads East to Fix Nassau's Finances

$26M federal boost for program to fight opioids on LI

HUDSON VALLEY

Latimer to deliver first State of the County address

Funds available to assist Dutchess seniors with home repairs

Hearings set to comment on utility company response to March winter storms

Westchester County Joins Ban the Box Movement with Fair Chance to Work Executive Order

Odell Demands State Fix Route 6

Residents Step Up Pressure on County to Investigate Airport Noise

Ulster County Legislature could decide whether measure on term limits goes to voters

Putnam County Working to Boost Organ Donations

CAPITAL

Washington County facing looming fiscal issues

County awards arts and events funding

NORTH COUNTRY

County weighs tobacco funding

Why residents are worried about proposed North Country solar farm

Essex Co. loses electronic-ballot case

DiNapoli Announces Oil Spill Fund Agreement With St. Lawrence County

MOHAWK VALLEY

Madison, Oneida counties form drug task force

State funds to help MVCC modernize public safety services

County accepts grant for drone

SOUTHERN TIER

Property tax rates decrease in one Southern Tier county

Tioga County: Legislature urges environmental impact awareness -- This week declared 'Earth Awareness Week'

Your Turn: Broome County needs an airport strategy

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Oswego County legislators tussle with raising DA salary

Tour Cayuga: Virtual tourism program highlights county's top destinations

Newsmakers: County Executive Joanie Mahoney

Feeding Tompkins Part 6: Mothers Reflect on Food Insecurity

FINGER LAKES

Ontario Co. joins opioid lawsuit

Ontario County holding second Citizens Academy

Yates Legislature opposes incinerator

WESTERN NEW YORK

Public health officials stress importance of immunizations

State awards $5M to Central Terminal for repairs, staff

County Jobs Could Be Impacted By Tariff Talks

Collins pushes for elimination of Canada's dairy tariffs and supports draft farm bill

Allegany County honors those dedicated to helping crime victims

County DA not deterred by recent trial outcomes

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