County officials submit roadmap for mandate relief

ALBANY – County leaders throughout New York State yesterday renewed the call for mandate relief by delivering a series of rational and actionable mandate relief ideas to the Governor’s Mandate Relief Council and state lawmakers. The Roadmap to Mandate Relief was published by the New York State Association of Counties.



“Unless and until the state relieves some of these mandates, our counties will continue to face structural deficits,” said Stephen Acquario, NYSAC Executive Director. “Counties are doing their part to lower the costs they can control, but they have no ability to reduce the costs handed down by Albany.”


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