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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Social Security Administration announced last week that cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) to beneficiaries will be 2.8 percent next year. more

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PLATTSBURGH | As negotiators continue to hammer out the Farm Bill, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for the inclusion of a proposed grant program designed to boost employment in the North Country. more

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This letter is in rebuttal to John O’Neill’s letter “GOP being hijacked by radical right.” more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) announced the allocation of $1.46 million in funding for five projects across the North Country on Thursday. more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | President Trump’s decision to tap Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court got high marks from Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro). more

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PLATTSBURGH | The push to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) gained an additional accelerant last week when U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand became the first sitting U.S. senator to call for the dismantling of the agency. more

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Six months after a pair of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration raised Canadian newsprint imports prices by roughly 30 percent, the ill-advised policies have begun to extract some scalps. more

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SARANAC LAKE | U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is proposing legislation to make it easier for small businesses to craft employee-owned stock ownership plans, or ESOPs, a measure the lawmaker says will stave off possible disruptions in... more

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Bravo to the Vermont sportsmen for standing up to a corrupt government that is violating their Second Amendment. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The omnibus government spending bill passed by Congress and signed by the president last month rejects deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and fully funds the agency at 2017 spending levels. more

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ELLENBURG | As the dairy industry continues to be mired in crisis, local students are offering a lifeline to area farmers. more

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LAKE GEORGE | The pending proposal to purchase a new aerial fire truck was raised again at the Feb. 12 Lake George Village Board meeting, following a public informational meeting six days earlier when the controversial idea appeared... more

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BLACK BROOK | U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand last month announced $30,000 in federal assistance for the Town of Black Brook. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Following Dylan Ratigan’s appearance on national television last week, Democratic candidates are appealing to MSNBC for equal time. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Congress must pass a spending bill in early-February to avoid another government shutdown more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Rep. Elise Stefanik excoriated U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer over the federal government shutdown more

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed net neutrality laws last week, a measure that will undoubtedly change the way people across the U.S. interact with the internet — especially here in the remote North Country. more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo isn’t mincing words when it comes to the tax reform bill that cleared the U.S. Senate last week, calling it “trickle-down on steroids” and “a fraud” perpetrated on the American public. more

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WHALLONSBURG | Candidate offers stump speech, therapy session to small crowd of progressive activists in Whallonsburg more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A congressional candidate is calling for federal authorities to investigate the plan by a railroad company to store unused rail cars on 22 miles of tracks within the Adirondack Park. more

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