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Betty Little announces retirement

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NEW YORK | New York state Republican Sen. Betty Little has announced that she will not be running for re-election in 2020, choosing not to run against five-year-long Clinton County treasurer and Democratic Senate runner Kimberly Davis. Read more

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Rental Permits

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PLATTSBURGH | The city of Plattsburgh will be holding a public hearing on the recently added Local Law P-6 of 2019, as part of the Building Code Administration and Enforcement in Plattsburgh’s City Code. Read more

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Local protest

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton, Essex and Franklin County District came to the Clinton County Mental Health and Addiction Amphitheater to criticize the impacts of the Bail and Discovery Reform laws, which will go into effect on New Year’s Day 2020. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (soon to be TrailNorth Federal Credit Union effective Jan. 1, 2020) is offering local high school seniors a chance to win scholarships for college. Read more

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Howie Hawkins

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PLATTSBURGH | Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins visited Plattsburgh as part of his campaign last week. He visited and met with supporters at city hall, Olive Ridleys and SUNY Plattsburgh Nov. 20-21. Read more

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Tax

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County will use surplus funds and successful health insurance negotiations to keep taxes relatively flat in its 2020 spending plan, according to a budget memo provided to town supervisors. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury Selectboard members learned about follow-up action regarding bills passed in the 2019 session and several key bills that may come before the legislature in 2020. Read more

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Budget 2020

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PORT HENRY | Town tax rates will be down in Moriah next year after the board agreed to a 2020 budget that largely maintains that status quo. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Area town governments are finalizing spending plans for 2020. Generally, tax levy caps were calculated below 2 percent this year, many close to 1 percent. Read more

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