1/28/19 – AMAZON PROJECT CLEARED TO MOVE FORWARD

Rensselaer County Office of County Executive Steve McLaughlin News Release: January 28, 2019 AMAZON PROJECT CLEARED TO MOVE FORWARD Project Will Create 800 New Jobs, Lead to Further Investment County Executive Steve McLaughlin welcomed news that a decision in State Supreme Court clears the way for an Amazon distribution center that will create 800 jobs […]

1/15/19 – FOLLOWING STATE OF THE STATE, COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVE McLAUGHLIN SAYS MORE ATTENTION NEEDED FOR UPSTATE ISSUES

Rensselaer County Office of County Executive Steve McLaughlin News Release: January 15, 2019 FOLLOWING STATE OF THE STATE, COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVE McLAUGHLIN SAYS MORE ATTENTION NEEDED FOR UPSTATE ISSUES Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin offered reaction to the 2019 State of the State address delivered today by Governor Cuomo, noting the speech did not deal […]

1/10/19 – COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVE McLAUGHLIN APPRECIATIVE OF RESPONSE TO HOOSICK TRAIN DERAILMENT

Rensselaer County Office of County Executive Steve McLaughlin News Release: January 10, 2019 COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVE McLAUGHLIN APPRECIATIVE OF RESPONSE TO HOOSICK TRAIN DERAILMENT Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin joined emergency services officials Thursday in touring the scene of a freight train derailment that occurred in Hoosick on Wednesday evening. The derailment caused several cars […]

12/18/18 – RENSSELAER COUNTY EARNS UPGRADE OF COUNTY BOND RATING FROM MOODY’S, COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVE McLAUGHLIN ANNOUNCES

Rensselaer County Office of County Executive Steve McLaughlin News Release: December 18, 2018 RENSSELAER COUNTY EARNS UPGRADE OF COUNTY BOND RATING FROM MOODY’S, COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVE McLAUGHLIN ANNOUNCES Rensselaer County has earned an important and positive news about county finances, with Moody’s Investors Service upgrading the county’s bond rating, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced today. […]

12/12/18 – RENSSELAER COUNTY REACHES AGREEMENT WITH LARGEST UNION, WITH BOTH SIDES TERMING CONTRACT AS FAIR, EFFECTIVE AND FORWARD-THINKING

Rensselaer County Office of County Executive Steve McLaughlin News Release: December 12, 2018 RENSSELAER COUNTY REACHES AGREEMENT WITH LARGEST UNION, WITH BOTH SIDES TERMING CONTRACT AS FAIR, EFFECTIVE AND FORWARD-THINKING The largest union for Rensselaer County employees has a new contract, following approval by members and a unanimous vote by the County Legislature this week, […]

12/3/18 – RENSSELAER COUNTY 2019 BUDGET ADOPTED, WITH COUNTY HOLDING LINE ON TAXES, MAINTAINING SERVICES AND REMAINING UNDER TAX CAP FOR EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Rensselaer County Office of County Executive Steve McLaughlin News Release: December 3, 2018 RENSSELAER COUNTY 2019 BUDGET ADOPTED, WITH COUNTY HOLDING LINE ON TAXES, MAINTAINING SERVICES AND REMAINING UNDER TAX CAP FOR EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR Budget Reflects Optimism for “County on the Move” in Job Creation & Growth The Rensselaer County 2019 budget was adopted […]

11/28/18 – RENSSELAER COUNTY AND UPSEU REACH AGREEMENT ON CONTRACT, WITH VOTE TODAY BY UNION MEMBERS

Rensselaer County Office of County Executive Steve McLaughlin News Release: November 28, 2018 RENSSELAER COUNTY AND UPSEU REACH AGREEMENT ON CONTRACT, WITH VOTE TODAY BY UNION MEMBERS Rensselaer County and the main bargaining unit for county employees have effectively and fairly negotiated a new contract for the majority of county workers, County Executive Steve McLaughlin […]

11/20/18 – RENSSELAER COUNTY AND COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVE McLAUGHLIN MOURN PASSING OF RENSSELAER MAYOR DAN DWYER

Rensselaer County Office of County Executive Steve McLaughlin News Release: November 20, 2018 RENSSELAER COUNTY AND COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVE McLAUGHLIN MOURN PASSING OF RENSSELAER MAYOR DAN DWYER All of us in Rensselaer County, including County Executive Steve McLaughlin, join in expressing condolences on the passing of Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer. “Dan Dwyer was long active […]

10/25/18 – McLAUGHLIN AND LEGISLATURE TEAM UP TO OFFER EXTRA TIME TO THOSE AFFECTED BY NORTH GREENBUSH SEWER CONNECTION ISSUE

Rensselaer County Office of County Executive Steve McLaughlin News Release: October 25, 2018 McLAUGHLIN AND LEGISLATURE TEAM UP TO OFFER EXTRA TIME TO THOSE AFFECTED BY NORTH GREENBUSH SEWER CONNECTION ISSUE Rensselaer County will offer amnesty to any property owners affected by a failure to register properties with the county Sewer District, County Executive Steve […]

10/19/18 – RENSSELAER COUNTY 2019 BUDGET PROPOSAL FROM COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVE MCLAUGHLIN AVOIDS TAX INCREASE; 8TH CONSECUTIVE BUDGET UNDER TAX CAP AND MAINTAINS FISCAL STABILITY; SHOWS OPTIMISM ON RECENT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Rensselaer County Office of County Executive Steve McLaughlin News Release: October 19, 2018 Contact Richard Crist Office: (518) 270-2955 Cell: (518) 928-1920 RENSSELAER COUNTY 2019 BUDGET PROPOSAL FROM COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVE MCLAUGHLIN AVOIDS TAX INCREASE; 8TH CONSECUTIVE BUDGET UNDER TAX CAP AND MAINTAINS FISCAL STABILITY; SHOWS OPTIMISM ON RECENT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The proposed 2019 Rensselaer […]