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Counties in the News, January 14, 2019

Monday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC
NY Counties Ask State To Address Wayfair, 'Dark Store Theory'
 

Reaction to possible voting changes
 
NATION

How Does Bail Work, and Why Do People Want to Get Rid of It?
 

Renting more affordable than buying in most counties
 
STATEWIDE

Busy week in Albany includes early voting measures, transgender rights
 

New York, again, looks to ban single-use plastic bags and expand bottle deposits
 

NYS comptroller: School tax cap for 2019-20 to be 2%
 

New York could soon raise the smoking (and vaping) age to 21
 

NY Ag Industry Looks Ahead for 2019
 
NEW YORK CITY

De Blasio: I will lobby for vacancy tax on landlords of empty storefronts
 
LONG ISLAND       

Laura Curran announces recreational pot task force
 

Tattoo Removal For Sex Trafficking Victims Offered Free
 

Nassau hoping for spinoff benefits from Amazon HQ2
           
HUDSON VALLEY

Tax policy on state land hurts Westchester and Dutchess counties, says state report
 

911 system in Mount Vernon fails woman being attacked, points to larger technical issue
 

Electing a new county exec won't be cheap: Ulster County Election Commissioner
 

Westchester will stop prosecuting some marijuana offenses
 

Tappan Zee Bridge demolition: Traffic timeline and closures
 

Bedford Asks Westchester County for $53 Million to Finance Sewers

CAPITAL

Saratoga County supervisors approve board appointments
 

Rensselaer County homeless shelters wary of long-term government shutdown
 

Albany County Marks Human Trafficking And Slavery Prevention Day
 
NORTH COUNTRY

$17.8 million going into St. Lawrence County bridge rebuilding beginning this year
 

Heating assistance available through Clinton County Program

MOHAWK VALLEY

Flu cases spike in Oneida County with the new year
 

Wages rise in county, but area still ranks near bottom

SOUTHERN TIER

Steuben Senior Services Fund Helps Elderly Age at Home
 

Making sure Chemung County elders are safe and prepared for winter weather
 
CENTRAL NEW YORK

County officials weigh in on possible voting reform measures to be reviewed by state legislature
 

Low-income and senior free tax preparation in Madison County
 
FINGER LAKES

Wyoming County Supervisors take Second Amendment stand
 

Ontario County sheriff releases December statistics
 
WESTERN NEW YORK

Niagara County Moving Forward With Suing Drug Manufacturers
 

Former Erie County waste-incineration facility slated for possible cleanup
 

County Lakes, Waterways Grant Applications Available
 

Erie Co. Legislators pass youth vaping resolution
 

Foster Parents Needed in Chautauqua County
 

Project Stork Educates Teens About Pregnancy, Provides Resources

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