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LAKE PLACID — National Grid wants to increase residential gas and electricity delivery rates by double-digits. more

Aug 1, 2017 10:30 AM The Sun

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HAGUE — Presentations and discussion on healthcare changes and their local impact will be held at the Hague Community Center on Thursday, July 27 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. more

Jul 24, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

On March 23, 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. Since that time, the Republicans voted to repeal it 54 times. But during those seven years, they never took the time to develop an alternative. more

Jul 19, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Why does the ACA (“Obamacare”) require men to buy health insurance that covers mammograms? more

Jul 17, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

PLATTSBURGH — Two lawmakers, two parties — and two very different approaches to healthcare reform. more

Jul 11, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Repeal of Affordable Care Act would devastate North Country healthcare system, say critics more

Jul 3, 2017 12:30 PM The Sun

When Medicare was first conceived in the early 1960s, the public was deeply divided, and similar warnings were voiced. more

Jun 28, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

As the Republican Congress struggled to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, the political landscape is steadily shifting. more

Jun 27, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

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SARANAC LAKE — As the U.S. Senate scrambles to craft legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act before going on summer recess, a panel of stakeholders will meet to discuss the proposed changes. more

Jun 22, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY — Rutland area school superintendents haven’t taken an official stance on Gov. Phil Scott’s plan for a statewide health care plan for all teachers, but they say the idea offers wide-ranging benefits. more

Jun 8, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Summer is coming, and for good reason, we are all focused on getting out into the fresh air — planning trips, taking vacations and enjoying life. more

Jun 3, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

ELIZABETHTOWN – Essex County has tentatively agreed to pay $157,593 to the New York State Office of Medicaid Inspector General for alleged overpayments from the state for County Mental Health Services. more

May 31, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun 4 Comments

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WESTPORT — Three 4-Hers represented the North Country at the 82nd Annual 4-H Capital Days in Albany. more

May 31, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

Ignorance is too soft a term for how the Republican Congress behaved after they voted to dump the Affordable Care Act. more

May 21, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

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Rep. Elise Stefanik finally held a town hall meeting. more

May 10, 2017 9:56 AM Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH — In an effort to right the city’s sinking fiscal ship, Mayor Colin Read last week called for all department heads to cut spending by 10 percent. more

May 9, 2017 3:30 PM The Sun

On Oct. 8, 2015, then-Mayor James Calnon announced he was taking away the health insurance that was contractually guaranteed for retirees on Medicare and replacing it with a sub-standard Humana plan. more

Apr 12, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists 1 Comments

The letter from Edward Welch of Johnsburg (April 1 edition of The Sun) ends by saying “we lose again.” more

Apr 6, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

We’ve spent the past month reporting on the state’s direct care industry. more

Apr 5, 2017 3:00 PM Editorials

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ELIZABETHTOWN — While people are living longer, the state is facing a ticking time bomb when it comes to providing home care as Baby Boomers enter their twilight years. more

Mar 30, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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