2/12/20 – Follow-up Statement on Unattended Death of Student in Troy This Week

Follow-up Statement on Unattended Death of Student in Troy This Week “The Rensselaer County Health Department has worked with the New York State Health Department and RPI in response to the unattended death of a student in Troy this week. An autopsy was completed and the cause of death has been identified as influenza. Further […]

2/11/20 – Statement on Unattended Death of Student in Troy This Week

Statement on Unattended Death of Student in Troy This Week “We are currently working with state authorities and RPI in response to the death of a student. At this time, the exact cause of death has not been finalized. However, we do not believe there is any risk to the public. We will update as […]

2/4/20 – Rensselaer County Leads the Way in NYS in Sales Tax Growth in 2019, Based on State Comptroller’s Report, County Executive Steve McLaughlin Announces

Rensselaer County Leads the Way in NYS in Sales Tax Growth in 2019, Based on State Comptroller’s Report, County Executive Steve McLaughlin Announces “Outstanding News for Rensselaer County,” says McLaughlin Rensselaer County saw strong growth in sales tax in 2019, with the county growing the most in upstate New York based on a report issued […]

1/30/20 – Rensselaer County Again Generates Big Savings for Taxpayers, with $1.25 Million in Reduced Costs for Personnel, Steve McLaughlin and Legislators Announce

Rensselaer County Again Generates Big Savings for Taxpayers, with $1.25 Million in Reduced Costs for Personnel, Steve McLaughlin and Legislators Announce Rensselaer County has again generated a significant savings in personnel expenses, with the county saving $1.25 million in 2019, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced. McLaughlin credited his team with producing the savings through common-sense […]

1/28/20 – Rensselaer County Becomes First County in State to Reach 100 Percent Registered Cooling Tower Compliance, Helping to Battle Legionella Disease

Rensselaer County Becomes First County in State to Reach 100 Percent Registered Cooling Tower Compliance, Helping to Battle Legionella Disease Rensselaer County has achieved an important distinction, with the county’s Health Department becoming the first in the state to reach 100 percent compliance for registered cooling towers, said Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin and Public […]

1/24/20 – Rensselaer County Watching for Wuhan Coronavirus, and Taking Steps to Expand Monitoring for Wuhan, Says County Executive Steve McLaughlin

Rensselaer County Watching for Wuhan Coronavirus, and Taking Steps to Expand Monitoring for Wuhan, Says County Executive Steve McLaughlin Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin and County Public Health Director Maryfran Wachunas are joining other public officials across the state to make preparations and increase awareness about the Wuhan Coronavirus, a new and potentially deadly respiratory […]

1/21/20 – State Budget Proposal Short on Specifics on How Deficit Will Be Addressed Without Hurting Local Taxpayers, Services and Job Creation, Says McLaughlin

State Budget Proposal Short on Specifics on How Deficit Will Be Addressed Without Hurting Local Taxpayers, Services and Job Creation, Says McLaughlin The new state budget proposed today by Governor Cuomo could lead to new costs and tax increases on the local level, and specifics are needed on how the state will deal with a […]

1/21/20 – State Needs to Fix Budget Problems Without Creating Fiscal Disasters on County Level, Says Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin

State Needs to Fix Budget Problems Without Creating Fiscal Disasters on County Level, Says Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin With the state budget set to be unveiled today, County Executive Steve McLaughlin says New York State should not burden counties with new costs and mandates to fix a $6 billion state deficit. McLaughlin said such […]

1/9/20 – Rensselaer County is Strong, Growing and Ready for the Future, Says County Executive Steve McLaughlin in State of the County Address to Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce

Rensselaer County is Strong, Growing and Ready for the Future, Says County Executive Steve McLaughlin in State of the County Address to Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin gave a positive and energetic State of the County address to the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, noting recent […]