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

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The last time I touched on the national debt, we were only a mere $18.4 trillion in the hole. Last week, we passed $22 trillion. Read more

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It is evident by the opinion letters in “Florida Today” that Republicans have short memories. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) isn’t a fan of the Green New Deal, the resolution introduced by progressive lawmakers last week to combat climate change. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Mayor Robert Blais voiced a plea last week in person to state officials, telling them that the taxpayers of Lake George would be undertaking a crushing debt load if the state doesn’t direct at least $6 million more towards... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The government shutdown is now over. 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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WASHINGTON, D.C. | President Trump agreed to reopen the federal government on Friday for three weeks as negotiations continue over his demand for a border wall. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | The partial government shutdown will be affecting Warren County citizens who utilize various social services programs. 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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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) has signed onto legislation that aims to prevent future government shutdowns. Read more

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

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MIDDLEBURY | According to anecdotal reports heard by The Eagle, few Vermonters working locally in the private sector, at this time, are being affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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For nearly 40 years, I’ve heard presidents, senators as well as congressmen and congresswomen from both sides of the aisle talk about the border crisis and the need to reform our immigration system. Read more

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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 | As the partial government shutdown stretches into its third week, local Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at Plattsburgh International Airport (PIA) are working without pay. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) broke with her party on Thursday by joining Democrats in voting to end the partial government shutdown. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | A partial shutdown of the federal government is expected to last past Christmas and until Thursday when the Senate reconvenes. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Democrats gathered in Plattsburgh to make their case to voters as the primary campaign pivots towards the petition gathering process. Read more

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