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Monroe County passes 'Maisie's Law' to combat opioid overdoses

Pharmacies in Monroe County would be required to inform prescription opioid patients that the opioid overdose antidote drug naloxone is available to...
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Wed, 02/10/2021 - 6:58am
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Legislator Ernest Flagler-Mitchell out as local NAACP president

The recently reactivated Rochester branch of the NAACP has replaced beleaguered Monroe County Legislator Ernest Flagler-Mitchell as its new president....
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Thu, 02/04/2021 - 9:43am
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Republicans in county legislature seek to waive restaurant fees

Monroe County restaurants would not have to pay the county’s food service establishment fee in 2021 if a budget amendment proposed by the Monroe County...
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Thu, 01/28/2021 - 10:22am
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Democrats call for outside probe of Flagler-Mitchell

Democrats in the Monroe County Legislature are calling for an independent investigation into the circumstance that led one of their own, Legislator...
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Tue, 01/19/2021 - 6:20pm
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County legislator accused of harassment while he says he's being extorted

A Monroe County legislator says he’s being extorted because of a personal photo he accidentally sent to the wrong person. The revelation came from...
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Sun, 01/17/2021 - 3:37am
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Connections: Discussing the Monroe County budget debate

For the first time in years, the Monroe County Legislature engaged in a heated debate over the budget, with the county executive criticizing some...
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Mon, 12/14/2020 - 9:48am
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Legislators override Bello's budget vetoes

The Monroe County Legislature on Thursday hastily voted to override vetoes issued earlier in the day by County Executive Adam Bello on two last-minute...
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Fri, 12/11/2020 - 4:24am
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Monroe County legislators add 'pork-barrel' fund to Bello's budget

In a 20-9 vote, Monroe County legislators approved an amendment to the 2021 budget that would create a $2.5 million “community contingency fund” over...
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Tue, 12/08/2020 - 8:15pm
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Divided county government sets stage for real budget 'dance'

Decades of one-party government has put Monroe County out of step with the typical choreography of crafting a county budget in New York. The process in...
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Tue, 12/08/2020 - 10:22am
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Barnhart calls for cap on Grubhub, Uber Eats fees

Much like many restaurants amid the pandemic, Kainos Restaurant owner Jeff Scott has been taking a beating. For months, dine-in service wasn’t an option...
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Fri, 11/06/2020 - 11:07am
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