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Counties in the News, February 19, 2018

Tuesday's news from counties across the state.
NYSAC
Officials: AIM ‘fix' in name only


Statement by NYSAC Executive Director Stephen J. Acquario on the latest State Budget Chicanery With Local Government Revenues

NATION

Discharged, dismissed: ERs often miss chance to set overdose survivors on ‘better path'

STATEWIDE

Budget amendments seek to close $2.6 billion gap


Cuomo re-AIMs budget proposal: Funding for AIM to come from internet sales tax


These New York counties will get extra time to pay their property taxes


Bill would allow New York felons to serve on juries after they do their time; NY would be 3rd such state

NEW YORK CITY
Why Amazon's huge plans for New York fell apart


Bodega owners rally for right to sell marijuana when its legalized

Turnstile jumping enforcement still targets black and Latino riders, though arrests are down

LONG ISLAND

Amazon confusion could hurt LI development, IDA officials say


Suffolk County Legislature Restores Funding to Anti-Gang, Youth, Seniors & Substance Abuse Programs

Suffolk nonprofit pushes to bring more minorities to law enforcement

HUDSON VALLEY

Measles outbreak raises immunization concerns in Ulster County


CDC: Measles not likely to become endemic, but outbreaks persist

When New York legalizes recreational pot, many officials say they don't want it sold here

CAPITAL

Organ donor numbers increase thanks to county initiative


Financial problems plague Capital Region ambulance services

Tracking cell phone dead zones in the Capital Region

NORTH COUNTRY

Gov's newest jail reform faces strong opposition


State makes $15 million of HEAP funds available to St. Lawrence County residents, rest of NY

MOHAWK VALLEY

Oneida County Farm Gets More Than $1.7m Farmland Protection Grant From State


Amazon decision prompts another pitch from Oneida County

SOUTHERN TIER

Ask the Manager: Steuben County receives $180K grant


Chemung County looking to woo Amazon to the Twin Tiers.

Garnar writes Amazon inviting them to Broome County

Sen. Schumer pushes for drug-detecting technology for Chemung County law enforcement

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Onondaga County faces $500 million sewer bill to save creeks, jobs


Cayuga County emergency management deputy director placed on leave

Quantum research center could come to Central New York

FINGER LAKES

Legislation to designate Finger Lakes region as National Heritage Area moves forward


Finger Lakes Legislator Says Amazon Would Love Upstate

Broadband connectivity still lags

More stores are now selling CBD; doctors look for more research

WESTERN NEW YORK

New York delegation pushing for National Comedy Center official recognition


New York State Funding Should Help Ease Senior Waiting Lists

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