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Counties in the News, January 31, 2019

Thursday's news from counties across the state.
NYSAC
Bipartisan Conference of NYS County Leaders Sets Priorities for 2019


NYSAC Hosts Marijuana Panel For County Delegates


NATION

Planning for Detention: How New York and Maryland Help Immigrant Children Stay Out of Foster Care


With More Electric and Hybrid Cars on the Road, States Increase Fees


County Explorer update: SNAP benefits, childhood poverty and more
 
STATEWIDE

DiNapoli: Local sales tax collections rose again in 2018


New York recreational marijuana plan overhauls medical cannabis too: What to know


Assembly minority highlights 'infrastructure failures' in report


New York State Police advise public to be prepared and avoid unnecessary travel


NEW YORK CITY

Amazon Has a New Strategy to Sway Skeptics in New York

 
The L Train Will Stay Open. So What Happens to All Those Plan B's?
 
LONG ISLAND       

Stories From Suffolk to Share Opioid Addiction Solutions

 
Nassau County Launches Open Checkbook

 
County Executive Bellone and Police Commissioner Hart Announce Launch of New Recruitment Website for Suffolk County Police Test
           
HUDSON VALLEY

Multiple Warming Centers Open In The Hudson Valley

 
Health Alert: 124 cases of measles now confirmed in Rockland County

 
Dutchess County Sheriff's Office plans move in February


CAPITAL

Concern rises over reports EPA won't limit water contaminants

 
Capital Region legislators weigh in on gun legislation

 
'Grey Death' still a major concern in NY
 
NORTH COUNTRY

Franklin County sales tax revenues rose in 2018, beating budget projections

 
Mohawks and other tribes call for better cooperation with U.S. border officials


DEC has three plans to enhance recreational access in St. Lawrence County's Grasse River region

 
St. Lawrence County population, student enrollment down


MOHAWK VALLEY

Medical Marijuana In Oneida County: First Dispensary Opens In New Hartford

 
Oneida County DPW head named president of state group

 
Groups offer funding for clean energy initiatives


SOUTHERN TIER

Hemp company to move into former Binghamton-area publishing facility

 
Southern Tier Homeless Coalition conducts Point-in-Time Count

 
Increased police patrol in Chemung County for Super Bowl Sunday
 
CENTRAL NEW YORK

Cayuga County emergency head resigns after barely more than a month in office

 
Several New York district attorneys dismissing pot convictions

 
TCAT offering free rides Thursday

 
CNY deputies: ‘Criminals please take note, it is too cold to commit crimes'
 
FINGER LAKES

County officials urge residents to take precautions during cold snap

 
Local shelters face overcrowding as temperatures drop

 
Wayne County offering free shelter for dogs out in the cold
 
WESTERN NEW YORK

County Department of Mental Hygiene Opposes Marijuana Legalization Efforts

 
Feds pledge support in Erie domestic-violence fight

 
Cuomo earmarks $500,000 for Niagara County SPCA

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