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2019 News Archives

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2019 News Archives

The Tompkins County Legislature passed a resolution condemning President Trump’s declaration of a natural emergency and urging passage of a joint resolution to revoke it.  The vote came along party lines, 9-3, with Republicans Mike Sigler, Glenn Morey, and Dave McKenna...

Acting on a resolution brought forth by Legislator Michael Lane, the Legislature by unanimous vote (Legislators McBean-Clairborne and Champion excused) went on record in opposition to the proposed and amended 2020 Executive State budget, impacting Aid and Incentives to...

Responding to a policy change by New York State regarding NYS Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Income Funds and a challenging March 31st deadline, the Legislature, by unanimous vote , (Legislators McBean-Clairborne and Champion excused), authorized sale...

This information from Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County republished here.

Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County is pleased to announce that, it has secured a site to help strengthen our community by offering hope and...

Senator Chuck Schumer was at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport today to pledge support for the ITH renovation project.  With the first phase underway, Schumer launches a major push to secure $10M to get Phase 2 off the ground.

A news release from the Senator's...

The Tompkins County Tourism Program, in collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County and the Ithaca/Tompkins Convention & Visitors Bureau, is pleased to announce our 2019 Agriculinary Tourism Conference focused on helping farm and food venues...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved a resolution once again urging the United States Congress to approve the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, bill currently pending in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The Legislature endorses a carbon fee and...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved a resolution proclaiming February 2019 as African American History Month in Tompkins County.  Advanced by Legislator Henry Granison, the measure notes that “Tompkins County is home to an active, growing, and civically engaged...

Finance Director Rick Snyder presented a positive year-end Sales Tax Report.  While, receipts for the month of December were down by 7.8% (since they compared to an abnormally high increase for a year earlier), the County’s portion of sales tax distributions for the...

With the temperatures falling, our local homeless Shelter, St, John’s Community Services, is reminding the community that the SJCS Shelter is here for those in need.  (St. John’s Community Services operates the local shelter formerly operated by The Rescue Mission.)...

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