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2019 NYSAC Fall Seminar
September 16 - 18
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Counties in the News, February 5, 2019

Tuesday's news from counties across the state.
NYSAC
County leaders set 2019 priorities
 
NATION

Helping your older population when a disaster strikes

 
Cannabis a ‘whole new line of county business' in California

 
Maintaining the Status Quo Doesn't Lead to Greatness
 
STATEWIDE

New York faces a shortfall of $2.3B in tax revenue and blames Washington

 
State eyes ban on religious vaccine exemptions

 
Legislators urge investment in child care

 
NYS Legislature considers easier access to ballot

 
NEW YORK CITY

Amazon Deal Meets New Resistance as Cuomo and N.Y. Senate Clash

 
Brooklyn Jail to Be Visited by Federal Judge After Heat and Power Crisis
 
LONG ISLAND       

Suffolk County Executive Bellone Announces First-in-the-State Drug, Alcohol and Reintegration Traffic Court

 
Officials to Host Public Hearing to Discuss Local Marine Industry

 
New York Islanders: Nassau County executive joins the fight for Long Island
           
HUDSON VALLEY

Westchester Executive George Latimer wants ConEd to hold off on natural gas moratorium

 
Legoland advises Sullivan County: Be ready to capitalize


CAPITAL

New Thruway welcome center highlights Saratoga County

 
Capital Region residents leaving NY due to high taxes
 
NORTH COUNTRY

Essex County eyes coroner reforms

 
State-funded broadband build-outs making progress — but for lawmakers, anxiety lingers

 
New York emergency officials monitor for ice jams

 
The cost of driving 55 mph in snow and ice: effect of road salting on environment, property, human health


MOHAWK VALLEY

Fulton County Eyeing Economic Growth, Safety, Financial Stability

 
Herkimer County to Hold Information Session on Statewide Election Law Changes


SOUTHERN TIER

Ice jams begin to rise as the snow begins to melt

 
Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care Seeking Nominations

 
NYPA approves PPA for 290-MW wind project in Steuben County
 
CENTRAL NEW YORK

$11M in federal funds allotted for 33 CNY organizations working to end homelessness

 
County Puts Hold on Work Toward Possible Local Plastic Bag Law

 
Instead of begging, panhandlers will be able to work in new Syracuse day labor program

 
Sales tax revenue growth bodes well for local economy

 
Tompkins County Public Library goes fine free
 
FINGER LAKES

Flags lowered to half-staff in Monroe Co. for veterans' advocate, mentor Ken Moore

 
New York Grape Conference to Focus on Invasive Pests, Vine Management
 
WESTERN NEW YORK

Erie County fatal overdoses down since Opioid Epidemic Task Force's creation

 
County officials are monitoring possible ice jam flooding

 
Potholes return across Western New York

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