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ALBANY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) was joined by leaders and members of the NYSCOPBA to urge lawmakers to support A.930, a bill that would end the practice of double-bunking in medium-security state correctional facility dormitories. Read more

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ALBANY | A week into the new session, state lawmakers reached a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) aimed at preventing limousine crashes like the one that killed 20 people, including some who had ties to the North Country, in Schoharie County in Oct '18 Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Dan Stec has received the official endorsement of the Clinton County Republican Party in his campaign for the 45th Senate District seat. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced that legislation he authored to ensure schools continue to receive state aid when they are forced to close due to state or local emergencies has passed the Assembly (A.7114). Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) announced last week that the Warren County Republican Party has officially endorsed his campaign for the New York State Senate. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Dozens of people will be starting 2020 in their own home thanks to the successful completion of an affordable housing project in the town of Plattsburgh. Read more

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We all know how difficult it can be to decipher which electric companies and plans are most cost-efficient. It’s vital that North Country families are informed and know how to carefully shop for the best rates, and make smart financial decisions. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Within hours of Stec’s announcement, several candidates revealed they had submitted letters of intent with area Republican party officials to run for his 114th district Assembly post. Read more

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NORTH COUNTRY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) have announced that they introduced “The Randy Preston Salt Reduction Act” to tackle road salt pollution in the Adirondacks. Read more

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