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CHESTERTOWN | Representatives from health insurance providers and the healthcare industry were at the North Warren Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 11 to provide information on local healthcare options. more

Oct 22, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County Manager Dan Palmer said the tentative 2018 spending plan is nearly complete. more

Oct 19, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

Why is it that we only hear about “bipartisan support” as a good thing when a politician is trying to get a law passed? more

Oct 13, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | With last month’s approval of the city’s 2018 budget, the Plattsburgh Common Council is now shifting focus onto next year’s capital plan. more

Oct 4, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

An article in Seven Days reminded us that back in 2007 the Vermont Legislature set a goal to cut child poverty in half in 10 years. A 14-member panel was charged with getting this done. The deadline passed on June 30. How’d we do? more

Sep 28, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle 1 Comments

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POTSDAM | A group of college students, most of them from China, sat around a table and chanted in unison, following the lead of their teacher, who was brimming with enthusiasm: more

Sep 18, 2017 6:20 PM The Sun

LONG LAKE | The public is invited to attend a single payer town hall event on Monday, Sept. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Long Lake Town Hall. more

Sep 15, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun 2 Comments

PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh last Wednesday released a request for proposal (RFP) seeking health care broker services. more

Aug 24, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun 2 Comments

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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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