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PLATTSBURGH | Years of legal battles between the City of Plattsburgh and retired city workers culminated last week in a settlement of $207,019 and a switch back to the retirees’ preferred health insurance provider. more

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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

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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

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PLATTSBURGH — Despite approving their annual budget in January, city lawmakers are already hammering out next year’s spending plan. more

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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

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PLATTSBURGH — A resolution proposed by the Plattsburgh City Retirees Association President asking that all retirees be returned to their original health care plan, and the PCRA be reimbursed for legal fees, was tabled by the Common Council last week. more

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PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh City Council voted last week 4-2 to reject a plan to move retirees onto a new healthcare plan. more

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