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Last year, at the town hall meeting with Congresswoman Stefanik in Moriah, I expressed my concern that the congressional branch of our government was not fulfilling its role of oversight of the executive branch. Read more

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RUTLAND | New England radio talk show host Hal Shurtleff, founder of Camp Constitution in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, visited Rutland on Feb. 12 to sound the alarm about Vermont’s threatened private-property rights. Read more

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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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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

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QUEENSBURY | With the new year’s arrival, Warren County government is facing a three-way contest to chair the county Board of Supervisors. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | The events of 2018 in Warren County generated a number of dramatic headlines — both welcome and unwelcome — and other developments reflected merely incremental progress on one front or another. Read more

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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

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ELIZABETHTOWN | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) says helping people is her favorite part of the job. Read more

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Although it is not illegal to not reside, now or ever, in the congressional district that you represent, I find it ironic to see the (R-Willsboro) after Rep. Stefanik’s name. Read more

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It’s been a tough year for the press. Read more

Editorials

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MIDDLEBURY | This fall, Condos is making the state rounds with his 2017 “Got Transparency?” tour. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The city is broke. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council last week voted to abolish four city departments. Read more

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The Town Board in Thurman has had five months now to prove themselves. Let’s look at the current state of the town, as of May 22: Read more

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It seems a day doesn’t go by without a headline about a crisis in the running of our government. Read more

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This is the first Sunshine Week, since it began in 2005, when the public’s right to know has been under direct assault, and on several fronts. Read more

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Lawmaker engaged in year-long process to develop strategies, policy that will make the Republican Party more attractive for young people Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — A state supreme court judge has ordered Essex County to release electronic ballot scans and cast vote records from the 2015 local elections Read more

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The Vermont Press Association thanks each of you very much for your ongoing effort to provide greater transparency for all Vermonters with your work in recent years both on open meetings and public records. Read more

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QUEENSBURY — State legislators are patting themselves on the back this week for passing a sixth on-time budget. Read more

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