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The tax bill that passed the Senate last week hurts North Country voters. more

Dec 7, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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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

Dec 5, 2017 2:53 PM The Sun

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WHALLONSBURG | Candidate offers stump speech, therapy session to small crowd of progressive activists in Whallonsburg more

Dec 5, 2017 7:45 AM The Sun

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

Nov 30, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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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AU SABLE FORKS | It’s nine months before the primary election, but Katie Wilson is already making the rounds and meeting with voters. more

Sep 18, 2017 6:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Two days after the election that swept President Donald Trump into office, Emily Martz went on her morning jog in Saranac Lake. more

Sep 18, 2017 4:50 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

GLENS FALLS — The Northern New York Citizens for Better Health Care has organized a series of forums to discuss healthcare topics affecting New York residents, including the cost of prescription medicines. more

Jun 9, 2017 1:04 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH —Current system financially unstable, say county transit officials more

Jun 1, 2017 9:30 AM The Sun

ADDISON – If you watch the news media, and especially the accounts of things like the Peoples’ March for Climate, Jobs and Justice, you would believe that the most critical problems facing America are... more

May 28, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH — The Congressional Budget Office released their updated score of the American Health Care Act on Wednesday. more

May 26, 2017 11:31 AM The Sun 1 Comments

Ten women from Lake Placid and Saranac Lake met with Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) on April 1 to discuss several concerns. more

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

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

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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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PLATTSBURGH — The city’s ongoing health care standoff with retirees boiled over last week as a retiree recounted months of grief following insurance changes. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

If you were to ask a typical Vermont resident how to fix health care in America, you can be sure [he/she] would not suggest that Washington allow insurance companies to price people out of affordable coverage. more

Mar 23, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

Repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act will likely result in a big cut of federal support to the depressed 21st Congressional District. more

Mar 23, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) says she thinks the health care bill that Paul Ryan is currently trying to push through Congress, the first legislative effort to implement the Trump agenda, is moving in the right direction. more

Mar 22, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

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