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Counties in the News, July 16, 2018

Monday's news from counties across the state. 

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2018 Legislative Session Summary
 

NATION
Silicon Valley Is Helping Cities Test a Radical Anti-Poverty Idea
Microsoft Calls on Government for Stricter A.I. Face-Recognition Regulation
 

STATEWIDE
More Communities Opt To Charge Fee For Plastic Bags
Smart School Bond Act Money is Flowing at a Trickle
Cuomo releases report favoring marijuana legalization
NY Ends Investments In Private Prisons, Detention Companies

NEW YORK CITY
$1.2B Tunnel Project Announced For NYC, Westchester Drinking Water
 
Confronting Implicit Bias in the New York Police Department
 

LONG ISLAND       
Five County Executives to Gather for Government Efficiency Meeting in Suffolk
New campaign urges food shoppers to ‘Choose LI'
           

HUDSON VALLEY
First Phase of Kingston Point Rail Trail Goes Out to Bid
Westchester County Officials Work to Solve Trucks Hitting Bridge Issue
Orange County to Resume Electronics Recycling Program
Westchester, Manhattan College Partner to Bring College to County Jail
Dutchess #1 For Best Technology Use, Innovation

CAPITAL
Meeting on Future of Clifton Park Land Purchase Set for Thursday Evening
In Albany County, Tax Break Entities Abound
County Jail in New York Takes in Hundreds of Asylum Seekers
Bill in the works to mandate sprinkler systems in all new Albany County homes
Rensselaer Unveils New Esplanade
 

NORTH COUNTRY
Disaster loans available for St. Lawrence County businesses, nonprofits for rain damage last August
Breathing new life to Lewis County Drug and Prevention Coalition
Malone Unveils Draft of Law Governing Commercial Solar Farm Development

MOHAWK VALLEY
Amsterdam and Gloversville compete for $10M revitalization prize
State Comptroller Says Region Faces Economic Challenges

SOUTHERN TIER
Discussing Southern Tier flood prevention, levee systems at Binghamton public meeting
Steuben County Sheriff's Office to Hold Pistol Proficiency Courses
Chemung County Announces 6.6% Increase in Sales Tax Revenue for the 2018 Second Quarter
Executive Garnar Signs Order to Protect Public Employees
 

CENTRAL NEW YORK
Madison County Recognized for Environmental Leadership
Oswego County Hopes to Team with WPBS on Tourism Marketing Campaign
Cayuga County Shared Services Panel Presents Draft Of Savings Plan
One District, One Book program expands in Oswego schools
FCSD, Cayuga Community College and Oswego County Workforce Development Board to offer new opportunity for high school students
 

FINGER LAKES
DEC Says No To Permit For Seneca Lake Underground Cavern Gas Storage
Wyoming County Supervisors Approve Public Defender's Office Capital Project
 

WESTERN NEW YORK
Panel Says New York State Should Legalize Recreational Marijuana
Leaders Considering Their Options at Former Dunkirk Power Plant

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