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PLATTSBURGH | Another bout of offers and counteroffers that may ultimately decide the fate of the Webb Island Footbridge has begun. Read more

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ALBANY | The state Assembly last Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. Read more

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Our system of democracy is based on the idea that every voice and opinion has value and should be represented. Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed legislation designed to prevent those deemed a threat to themselves or others from purchasing or possessing a firearm. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The United Way of the Adirondack Region is closing their 2019 fundraising campaign with a projected total of $688,750. Read more

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ALBANY | Citing a decline in the state’s crime rate and prison population, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Feb. 15 that his administration plans to direct the shuttering of up to three state correctional facilities this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

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It has been a year plus since the Plattsburgh School Board closed the Saranac footbridge. Read more

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Mental health is often underappreciated by the public and stigmatized by the media. It’s just as important to our overall health as is our physical health. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature on Tuesday passed the strongest set of gun control measures since the SAFE Act. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local governments are aghast at proposed cuts to state operating aid as part of this year’s executive budget proposal. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Recovery in Jobs Act has been included in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $175 billion 2019-20 budget proposal. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature last week passed two bills designed to ban the use of gay conversion therapy on minors and protect residents from discrimination based on their gender identity. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A little bit of time, and a set of old clothes, are all it takes. Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo is going big with this executive budget proposal this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature passed a slew of election reforms on Monday designed to make it easier to vote in the state. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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ALBANY | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) and Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) are calling for the “Recovery in Jobs Act” to be included in the 2019-20 state budget. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the New Year on the horizon, it’s time to take a look at the top stories of 2018. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo is backing the legalization of recreational marijuana next year. Read more

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Our system of democracy is based on the idea that every voice and opinion has value and should be represented. Read more

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Mental health is often underappreciated by the public and stigmatized by the media. It’s just as important to our overall health as is our physical health. Read more

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Each year, the holidays remind us of how fortunate we are. Read more

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Over the last two years, I have had the pleasure of partnering with many great individuals and organizations that work hard to help members of our community. Read more

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We often question whether the innovative nature of technology is a good or bad thing. Read more

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In honor of September being National Recovery Awareness Month, I recently spent a day meeting with people and organizations dedicated to helping those affected by the opioid crisis. Read more

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As a legislator, I make it a point to stay accessible and available to my constituents. Read more

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This year, I was proud to stand with my colleagues in ensuring that ride-sharing companies have the ability to operate statewide. Read more

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Direct care workers do so much for our communities. Read more

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