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Counties in the News, January 25, 2019

Friday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC
The County Perspective: State Actions Have Local Impact
 
NATION

Trump Announces Deal to End Government Shutdown for 3 Weeks

The Week in Public Finance: What the Shutdown Is Costing State and Local Governments
 

What's New in Civic Tech: The Directory of Local Gov Design Systems
 

Opioid Addiction Now Eligible for NJ's Medical Marijuana Program
 
STATEWIDE

FCC: New York is siphoning millions meant for emergency communications

NY governor signs early voting bill into law
 

Child Victims Act vote expected Monday in Albany
 

Bag debate heats up for consumers, grocery chains
 
NEW YORK CITY

New York City announces crackdown on illegal parking in bus lanes
 
LONG ISLAND       

Suffolk County Executive Bellone Announces Free CPR Training Classes for Residents During American Heart Month
 

New York Blood Center Encourages Long Islanders to Donate to Help Alleviate Supply Shortages
           
HUDSON VALLEY

Ulster County 'stronger than it's ever been,' Hein says in final State of County address
 

Rockland counts its homeless
 

Ulster County elections board will no longer provide voting equipment to school districts

CAPITAL

Rensselaer County officials push back on marijuana bill
 

Albany County Sheriff's Office Partners With Law School To Reduce Recidivism
 

Nearly 200 cars towed in Albany County during snow emergencies

SUNY Schenectady developing video game design program
 
NORTH COUNTRY

St. Lawrence County Health Initiative receives $1,125,000 for cancer prevention
 

North Country leaders talk finances and growth
 

New Vision Rehabilitation Center Opens in Watertown

MOHAWK VALLEY

Herkimer Zoning Board Turns Down Rehab Center
 

State deploys to assist with ice jam flooding in Oneida County and New York

SOUTHERN TIER

Schuyler County Implementing New at Home Opioid Dissolving Packet
 
CENTRAL NEW YORK

Tompkins County On Hold With Plastic Bag Law
 

Sheriff: Cortland County Jail roof partially collapsed due to heavy snow, rain
 

An expert weighs in on options for Tompkins County's transportation future
 
FINGER LAKES

Gigantic solar farms proposed for the Rochester region
 

Monroe County Sheriff's deputy makes professional boxing debut
 
WESTERN NEW YORK

Chautauqua County fights against the legalization of marijuana
 

Opioid Response Task Force to launch in Erie County
 

Federal shutdown hurts program for the homeless
 

Western New York educators ask lawmakers for help fighting e-cigarette issue

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