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PLATTSBURGH | Larry Sharpe asks the same question at every campaign stop: more

The Sun

“Overcharged: Why Americans Pay Too Much for Health Care” is a fast-paced 435-page trip through the underbelly of the health care industry, the policies that shape it, and their often undesirable and overly costly results. more

The Vermont Eagle

ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is bringing the county’s proposed Tobacco 21 law back to a vote. more

The Sun

MONTPELIER | Vermont and ten other states have enacted legislation classifying independent, in-house personal care providers as state workers eligible to form labor unions. more

The Vermont Eagle

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WILLSBORO | Marc Molinaro has had a busy summer, alternating between news conferences excoriating state corruption and traveling upstate meeting with farmers and regular voters. more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | Hudson Headwaters was heading towards an iceberg following the pending expiration of a Affordable Care Act-related funding stream for community health centers. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | A sixth defendant has been arraigned on federal conspiracy charges related to a sweeping Medicaid fraud scheme. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Phantom trips and cash kickbacks are among the tactics authorities allege the owners and drivers of at least 10 cab companies in the Adirondacks have been using for years to defraud the state of millions. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | At least eight people have been arrested and arraigned on charges related to what authorities allege is a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy to defraud Medicaid. more

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As Vermont prepares for the July 1 legalization of “personal possession” of marijuana and next year’s looming legislative battle over full commercial cultivation and sale, there’s more bad news about the impact of marijuana use on suicide and traffic more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Congress must pass a spending bill in early-February to avoid another government shutdown more

The Sun 2 Comments

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Opiates continue to have the country in a chokehold. more

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For the past year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been on a warpath, leading a crusade against what he views as a “federal assault” on health care, the environment and social justice issues. more

Editorials

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Counties across the state are rolling out their 2018 budgets. more

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH | As many as 350,000 children statewide may lose health coverage through the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) if Congress doesn’t renew funding. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County has released its tentative 2018 budget. more

The Sun

President Trump has repeatedly promised not to touch Medicare and Social Security and to close loopholes to pay for tax cuts. more

Letters to the Editor

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Time to crack out the champagne. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has broken with her party on a major 2018 budget resolution vote. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The unemployment rate in the North Country is higher than the state average. more

The Sun

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