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Counties in the News, February 7, 2019

Thursday's news from counties across the state.
NYSAC
Counties express marijuana concerns
 
NATION

2018 Momentum for State Gun Control May Grow

 
Why Do People Still Use Fax Machines?
 

Only 5 states have paid family-leave laws, allowing parents to bond with their newborn


STATEWIDE

Report: Voting reforms will cost $22 million to implement

 
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul announces $7.5 million initiative to combat drug abuse

 
In eight years in office, Cuomo still hasn't visited a few NY counties, and 10 only once

 
NEW YORK CITY

Google and Waze Must Stop Sharing Drunken-Driving Checkpoints, New York Police Demand

 
De Blasio Believes New York Will Turn Amazon Into Union-Friendly Company
 
LONG ISLAND       

Nassau residents express opposition to NY marijuana plan at hearing
           
HUDSON VALLEY

Ulster County lawmakers consider eminent domain to get land needed for trail connection

 
Medical marijuana in business in Orange County


CAPITAL

Comptroller: NY overdue to address gambling addiction

 
State of Union reactions divided among local representatives
 
NORTH COUNTRY

Essex County seeks public input on legal pot

 
Search on for new St. Lawrence County Emergency Services director; new deputy director on board

 
More breastfeeding counselors needed, says Essex County WIC


MOHAWK VALLEY

Herkimer to launch new website

 
Fulton County looks to buy $233K dump truck

 
State helps municipalities aid home owners and buyers


SOUTHERN TIER

Steuben County Public Health Offering Narcan Training to Public

 
Local school district invites SWAT training
 
CENTRAL NEW YORK

Local sales tax revenue surges

 
New Oswego County sheriff has high hopes for the department

 
Wage theft is criminal and should be prosecuted, Tompkins DA says
 
FINGER LAKES

New medical marijuana dispensary opens in Rochester

 
Monroe County DA still prosecuting marijuana possession

 
Sales tax boom: Genesee and Livingston record significant increases for 2018 while Orleans and Wyoming had slower growth

 
Monroe County Jail adds first K-9 unit
 

WESTERN NEW YORK

Opioid overdoses in Erie County to be treated as crime scenes

 
New concerns about measles surface in Western New York

 
Cattaraugus County Farm Approved to Grow Organic Hemp

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