Oneida County Government
With the stroke of a pen, Oneida and Madison County leaders, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Oneida Nation leader Ray Halbritter ended five decades of litigation.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - For the sixth year in a row, Oneida County has a surplus, this year's totaling $8 million. Officials got the chance to weigh in Wednesday.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Motels, responding to outcry, have stopped accepting vouchers for homeless, whom Oneida County is still obligated to house.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County officials had some good financial news Thursday - for the sixth year in a row, the county ended with a surplus.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente says a lot of misinformation is floating around about the county's homeless voucher program and he wants to clear it up.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Could the Griffiss International Airport in Rome once again become a major part of the nation's military defense system?
Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente says that Griffiss Business & Technology Park received a site visit by FAA for potential siting of FAA’s new Air Traffic Control Center facility.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County Legislator Dave Gordon is proposing term limits for legislators as well as the County Executive and Comptroller.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is delaying the closing of 149 airport control towers until mid-June in order to deal with legal challenges.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. - Comptroller Joseph J. Timpano says the county has refunded $16.3 million of its outstanding bonds, saving the county a total of $833,000.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - On Tuesday, Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente delivered an official letter of appeal to the FAA, laying out the reasons he feels the Air Control Tower at Griffiss International Airport should remain open.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Jr. delivered his annual State of the County address Tuesday morning.
After much clarification with NY State Police and other state officials, Oneida County's Pistol Licensing Office has determined they will not be releasing whether or not individuals have a pistol license-either universally on a database or individually to people inquiring about a specific person.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - For the fourth year in a row youth volunteers have gone above and beyond the call of duty in Oneida County. County Executive Anthony Picente is applauding the 926 youth volunteers who donated more than 560 hours last year.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Oneida County Legislature approved moving forward on two plans to improve the county sewer district Wednesday. The project is estimated to cost the county over 40 million dollars. Those in favor say the county has to make the investment to recognize the sewer district's current problems and also plan for any potential development.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Oneida County Board of Legislators voted Wednesday on hiring law firms to help them win back millions of dollars in Medicaid.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - New York State owes Oneida County a big chunk of change. It's money that the county was overpaying in medicaid for residents living in mental institutions. For years, the county overpaid. Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente says it's added up to between $4 and 6 million dollars.
BARNEVELD, N.Y. - The New York State Comptroller says that following an audit of various municipalities, the Barneveld Village Board needs to make corrections to operations.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - There was disagreement and debate right up until the end but Oneida County now has a $487,000 year-long contract for medical examiner services through Onondaga County.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Starting in January, Oneida County residents will be paying more on their taxes. The Oneida County Board of Legislators approved the 2013 budget 28 to 1 Wednesday which brings a slight property tax increase.