2/1/21 – Rensselaer County Completes Second Successful COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinic, McLaughlin Announces

Rensselaer County Completes Second Successful COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinic, McLaughlin Announces County Again Delivers 100 Percent of Vaccines During Five Days of Second Clinic, But McLaughlin Says More Vaccines Are Needed Quickly Rensselaer County again delivered 100 percent of vaccinations received by the county during a five-day clinic at Hudson Valley Community College last week, […]

1/28/21 – Rensselaer County Approves Return of School Sports, County Executive Steve McLaughlin Announces

Rensselaer County Approves Return of School Sports, County Executive Steve McLaughlin Announces Rensselaer County Executive Steven McLaughlin and Public Health Director Mary Fran Wachunas have issued a statement of support for the return of scholastic sports next month in the county, following a directive from the state empowering counties to decide the issue. McLaughlin and […]

1/25/21 – Rensselaer County Completes Vaccination Clinic, With 100 Percent of Vaccines Delivered in Three Days, McLaughlin Announces

Rensselaer County Completes Vaccination Clinic, With 100 Percent of Vaccines Delivered in Three Days, McLaughlin Announces Rensselaer County successfully completed a three-day vaccination clinic at Hudson Valley Community College on Saturday, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced. The county was able to provide all the vaccination doses provided by the state in just 72 hours. The […]

1/14/21 – Rensselaer County Ready to Return to Prosperity and Success in 2021, County Executive Steve McLaughlin Says

Rensselaer County Ready to Return to Prosperity and Success in 2021, County Executive Steve McLaughlin Says Work Lowering Taxes and Improving Services, Along with a Courageous and Compassionate Response Shows Strength and Resiliency of County, McLaughlin Says Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin delivered an optimistic, hopeful and energetic State of the County address today during […]

11/30/20 – Rensselaer County Budget for 2021 by County Executive Steve McLaughlin Earns Unanimous Support from Legislature

Rensselaer County Budget for 2021 by County Executive Steve McLaughlin Earns Unanimous Support from Legislature Budget Includes Slight Tax Rate Decrease, Protects Services, Maintains County’s Fiscal Position and Encourages Growth and Investment The Rensselaer County Legislature unanimously approved the 2021 budget introduced by County Executive Steve McLaughlin at a special meeting Monday, with the budget […]

11/23/20 – Rensselaer County Completes Record Number of Road Miles in 2020, with 50 Miles Improved Across County, Steve McLaughlin and Legislators Announce

Rensselaer County Completes Record Number of Road Miles in 2020, with 50 Miles Improved Across County, Steve McLaughlin and Legislators Announce Rensselaer County completed a record-number of road miles in 2020, with 50 miles improved or repaired during a busy and productive construction season, County Executive Steve McLaughlin and members of the County Legislature announced […]

10/16/20 – Rensselaer County Budget for 2021 Protects Taxpayers and Needed Services During Challenging Times, County Executive Steve McLaughlin Announces

Rensselaer County Budget for 2021 Protects Taxpayers and Needed Services During Challenging Times, County Executive Steve McLaughlin Announces McLaughlin’s Third Budget Includes Slight Tax Rate Decrease and Maintains County’s Strong Financial Position The Rensselaer County budget for proposed 2021 protects taxpayers and needed services, while encouraging future investment and job creation, County Executive Steve McLaughlin […]

10/15/20 – Rensselaer County Again Sees Savings in Personnel Costs in 2020, County Executive McLaughlin Announces

Rensselaer County Again Sees Savings in Personnel Costs in 2020, County Executive McLaughlin Announces Third Consecutive Year of Savings in County, Under McLaughlin’s Leadership Rensselaer County has again generated savings in personnel costs, with the county on track to save $1.5 million in 2020, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced today. The savings came about thanks […]

10/13/20 – Rensselaer County Finance Remain Solid and Strong, Independent Audit Shows, County Executive Steve McLaughlin Announces

Rensselaer County Finance Remain Solid and Strong, Independent Audit Shows, County Executive Steve McLaughlin Announces County Reduced Debt, Improved Cash Position and Demonstrated Strong and Effective Management Rensselaer County has again earned a positive independent audit for the fiscal year 2019, with the audit recognizing strong fiscal management by the county and several positive steps […]

10/7/20 – Rensselaer County Mourns Passing of Former Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno

Rensselaer County Mourns Passing of Former Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno County Executive McLaughlin Says Bruno Was a “Giant” Who Helped Transform Area Rensselaer County and County Steve McLaughlin are mourning the passing of former State Senator Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno. County Executive McLaughlin issued the following statement: “Joe Bruno was an absolute […]