7/2/19 – STATEMENT FROM COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVEN F. MCLAUGHLIN

“I am appalled by the behavior of the City Council Members in the City of Troy who introduced such divisive legislation today.” McLaughlin continued, “The direct criticism of me and County Clerk Frank Merola by Troy Democrats on the City Council is completely inappropriate, unwarranted and beyond the pale.  There is a tiny minority of […]

7/2/19 – Rensselaer County and Communication Officers in 911 Call Center Sign Labor Pact, All County Contracts Settled

Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced today that the County has signed a Tentative Settlement Agreement with the Communications Officers in the 911 Call Center represented by CSEA.  This agreement marks the completion of agreement with all four bargaining units in the County Workforce. County Executive McLaughlin stated that “I am pleased that we came […]

7/1/19 – County Health Department Warns of Tick Borne Diseases

The Rensselaer County Health Department is urging residents to take precautions to prevent exposure to tick borne diseases including Lyme, Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis. the warning stems from a significant increase in the number of cases of Anaplasmosis found in Rensselaer County. Anaplasmosis is a bacterial infection, like Lyme disease, caused by the bite of an […]

6/24/19 – Once Again Rensselaer County Sponsors CDTA Bus Service for Troy Youths

Rensselaer County, CDTA and the Boys & Girls Club of the Capital Area- Troy Unit are partnering once again this summer to provide transportation and access to Grafton Lakes State Park for Troy City Youths.  Last year, Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin and the County spearheaded this initiative by purchasing CDTA bus passes so that […]

6/20/19 – RENSSELAER COUNTY TO FILE SUIT TO PREVENT IMPLEMENTATION OF GREEN LIGHT BILL

Rensselaer County Clerk Frank J. Merola and Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin have announced that they are taking steps for the County to file a lawsuit to obtain a declaration that the recently enacted Green Light bill, which will allow illegal aliens to obtain NYS Driver’s licenses, is itself likewise illegal. “The Governor and State […]

6/18/19 – Rensselaer County Signs Tentative Settlement Agreement with Sheriff’s Road Patrol

Rensselaer County and the members of the Sheriff’s Road Patrol last week signed a Tentative Settlement Agreement on a Collective Bargaining Agreement.  The term of the agreement runs through December 31, 2022.  The agreement provides salary increases to the Deputies and makes common sense adjustments to existing contract language that is beneficial for both the […]

5/21/19 – RENSSELAER COUNTY AUDIT SHOWS $43.8M SURPLUS, STRONG FINANCIAL POSITION

Contact: Jason Kippen 518-269-1366 Mobile 518-270-2944 Office RENSSELAER COUNTY AUDIT SHOWS $43.8M SURPLUS, STRONG FINANCIAL POSITION TROY, NY- For the second year in a row, County Executive McLaughlin is pleased to announce Rensselaer County’s strong financial position as outlined in an external audit conducted by Drescher and Malecki. The report illustrates the County is thriving financially, echoing […]

4/9/19 – COUNCIL 82 RATIFIES CONTRACT WITH RENSSELAER COUNTY

COUNCIL 82 RATIFIES CONTRACT WITH RENSSELAER COUNTY Last Friday, Members of Council 82 that serve as Corrections Officers in Rensselaer County ratified a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the County that runs through 2023. The deal was overwhelmingly approved by membership. County Executive Steve McLaughlin stated that “The County is pleased that we came up with […]

3/18/19 – New Prepare Rensselaer Mobile App Will Help Rensselaer County Handle Emergencies

Rensselaer County Office of County Executive Steve McLaughlin News Release: March 18, 2019 New Prepare Rensselaer Mobile App Will Help Rensselaer County Handle Emergencies A new mobile app to aid in emergency alerting and preparedness is being made available by Rensselaer County and the county Bureau of Public Safety, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced. The […]