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The Democrats’ Green New Deal’s dismissal of nuclear power dooms it to failure as a realistic plan to reduce carbon emissions, according to some climate change experts. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | The majority party Democratic legislature has been gaining momentum during the early weeks of 2019 and tension is mounting as proposals vetoed by the Gov. Phil Scott (R) last year have a new life in a new year. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Trying to place blame for the government shutdown is an exercise in futility. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Going back to Lydon Baines Johnson — 53 years — there have been 25 years of Democrat presidents and 28 years of Republican presidents. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Pete DeMola wrote a big article about state aid reduction and gun control in the past issue of The Sun. 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

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | Government watchdog Travis Whitehead, a professional engineer who for years has challenged decisions and expenditures of Warren County, has announced his candidacy for supervisor of Queensbury. Read more

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As everyone in New York and across the country knows, New York is in the lead with its progressive agendas. Read more

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Has the competition between the parties caused such a divide that our government will fail to function as designed by the founders? Read more

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MONTPELIER | Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vermont) is among the estimated 70 members of Congress who have declined pay during the shutdown of the U.S. government, according to a Jan. 10 CNN story... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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

The Sun

Fifty years ago, the United States made history when we became the first nation to send astronauts to orbit the moon Read more

Letters to the Editor

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the government shutdown lumbers on with no end in sight, county officials have begun to field calls about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. 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

The Sun

Rutland County State Sen. Brian P. Collamore, in an article, “A new session in Montpelier: Part two” in the Dec. 22 issue of the Vermont (Addison) Eagle newspaper, lamented how the Republicans lost in the state and in Rutland county and speculated... Read more

Letters to the Editor

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QUEENSBURY | Fending off two challengers who sought to lead Warren County, town of Bolton supervisor Ron Conover was elected to his third one-year term as chairman of the county Board of Supervisors during the panel’s annual organizational meeting... Read more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | Controversy has erupted among Warren County supervisors over the distribution of sales tax revenue to the county’s municipalities, and the issue may have substantial political repercussions. Read more

The Sun

In a recent newspaper commentary, Emerson Lynn-the publisher and frequent editorial contributor to his St. Albans Messenger-suddenly rose from his political slumber to instruct the Vermont GOP on the errors of their ways. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | With the 2018 mid-term campaign and election season now over, Vermont legislators are enjoying a late-year respite before the start of a new legislative session in Montpelier starting in January. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WASHINGTON, D.C | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) was a rare bright spot for Republicans in last month’s midterm elections. Read more

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