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RTS brand spruced up

Rochester Genesee Regional Transit Authority has unveiled a refreshed brand identity for RTS, its paratransit service and subsidiaries in Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne and Wyoming counties. The goal is to foster stronger connections to the RTS brand as ...

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Counties aim at indigent defense, other mandates

One of 51 recommendations aimed at relieving New York counties of cost burdens mandated by state government includes a plan for local control of paying attorneys in indigent defense programs. Though some in this legal field believe a problem exists, ...

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Federal disaster help sought for New York floods

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is asking President Barack Obama to declare a major federal disaster for New York state and 26 counties as a result of the severe rains and damaging flooding that has occurred since April 26.

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Reps seek protection for lost taxes on Indian land

Counties that lose property tax revenue because land is put into federal trust for Native Americans may get some relief. U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Bill Owens of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, have introduced legislation to ensure that counties are reimbursed.

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Study ranks health of U.S., N.Y. counties

Monroe County ranks first in New York in access to health care and quality of health care. That’s the good news for the county, which ranked 22 out of 62 New York counties in health factors and a lackluster 33 in health outcomes, according to the second County Health Rankings ...

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