NYSAC submitted testimony to the Senate on the legislative and budgetary actions that will be necessary to implement the Climate Action Council’s Final Scoping Plan for reaching the Climate Act’s goals.
Every day, municipalities are at risk from increasingly sophisticated and frequent cyber attacks and continually evolving vulnerabilities. Local governments—like other organizations— must spend time and resources devising ways to reduce a range of cyber-related risks that could significantly disrupt their operations.
EMS providers across the state are in crisis due to rising costs and high demand for increasingly complex services. Counties are being asked to fill growing gaps in EMS services in their communities, but they do not have the resources, flexibility, or statutory authority to develop county-wide or publicly funded EMS programs.