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The U. S. Census Bureau announced a milestone that we should all take note of recently. In 2030, a mere 12 years from now, senior citizens will for the first time outnumber the children in this country. more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | As threats of a trade war loom on the horizon, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has sharply criticized the president’s proposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. more

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Remember 1984? It was a big year in Vermont and beyond. more

The Vermont Eagle

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

A recent study showed the U.S. retirement age is rising as the government pushes it higher and workers stay in the workforce longer: some by choice and others by life’s realities. more

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Jefferson County is the second most rapidly shrinking county in the nation. And, Syracuse, one of our state’s grand cities, is considering collapsing into Onondaga County. It isn’t easy to maintain cities and counties in rural New York... more

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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

The Vermont Eagle

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

Letters to the Editor

BURLINGTON — AARP recently launched a comprehensive campaign to protect Medicare in the face of proposals by some in Congress that would hurt hardworking Vermonters who have paid into the program their entire working lives. more

The Vermont Eagle

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Lawmaker engaged in year-long process to develop strategies, policy that will make the Republican Party more attractive for young people more

The Sun

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LEWIS — The final resting place of suffragist Inez Milholland was covered in roses and white lilies and decorated with an American flag after hundreds gathered at her snowbound gravestone set flat against the ground a hundred years ago. more

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PLATTSBURGH — Councillors took an a la carte approach to $2 million in proposed cuts ex-mayor James Calnon made to the city’s proposed budget before leaving office. more

The Sun

1. Democrats fought for Social Security more

Letters to the Editor

The intense conservative ire for Obamacare may seem like an anomaly in American history, but it’s eerily reminiscent of two other large — and now widely popular — expansions of the safety net: social security and medicare. more

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GLENS FALLS — With just a week until voters head to the polls, candidates for New York’s 21st Congressional District are engaging in a madcap dash to the finish line. more

The Sun

When I ran for Congress, I pledged to be a strong voice on behalf of seniors in our district and to advocate for policies on your behalf. more

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