County executives seek direct virus aid, warn of services being cut

first_img“If we don’t get this aid immediately, we will not be able to keep our frontline workers working on the front lines,” he says. Instead, money is given to states, and allocated to the local level. The Heroes Act passed by the house would include up to $1 trillion to state and local funding. New York State would see $600 billion in support including $15 direct to local and count governments. The counties say they are concerned the losses could amount to over $4 billion lost over the next year. Counties are struggling to make ends meet. The cares act included $150 billion to the state and local governments, but Ulster County Executive Patrick Ryan says only nine New York counties saw funding. (WBNG) — On Thursday, the New York State County Executives Association held a bipartisan meeting to discuss the financial impact of the coronavirus on local governments around the state. Ryan warns that services like the fire department, nursing and road repair will be “at risk” if funding is not secured. They say the fifth round of stimulus payments do not include money for local governments.last_img read more

Creedon admits Tipp can do better

first_imgTipperary’s senior football manager has said his team are capable of playing better football than they did in their league clash against FermanaghThe Premier County lost out by 4 points on Sunday in Enniskillen, both teams had 11 scores, but the Northern side managed two goals.Next up for Tipperary is a clash against Clare in Semple Stadium this Saturday. Clare won their third round tie against Sligo at the weekend. Manager Peter Creedon says while his players never gave up despite the scoreboard he admits Tipp didn’t play to their potential.last_img read more