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Despite the reported rancor around the budget in the 2018 legislative session, the Vermont Chamber had a very successful year, proving that the Republican administration and the Democratic leaders of the Legislature can work together... more

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PORT KENT | Julie Killian, GOP candidate for lieutenant governor, thinks Republicans can win statewide in November and deliver a “red tsunami” — but only if voters shake off their apathy and head to the polls. more

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The $15 minimum wage is an increasingly hot topic in the election debates. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Democratic congressional candidate Dylan Ratigan is racking up support from organized labor. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Two former managers of now-abolished departments filed claims against the City of Plattsburgh seeking longevity pay — and won. more

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As the Vermont State Legislature plans its agenda for the 2018 session, our elected leaders might consider addressing some of the issues highlighted by the business magazine, Forbes, regarding our economic situation. more

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RUTLAND | Officials of the City of Rutland and Rutland City Firefighters IAFF Local 2323 agreed to a labor contract on Nov. 13, which will run through the end of the city’s 2020 fiscal year. more

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CLINTONVILLE | Moussa Mahaman and Aisha Stanyon first bonded over their shared love of music. more

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A new economic profile of the North Country contains few surprises. more


Centuries ago, economists subscribed to the Labor Theory of Value. Consistent with that theory, America uniquely chose to have employers bear the brunt of health care. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A plan for county takeover of the city of Plattsburgh’s information technology (IT) services has not yet been finalized. more

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ALBANY — Battle lines are hardening as dueling campaigns heat up over if New York should host a constitutional convention. more

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PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Board of Legislators is exploring the idea of implementing a project labor agreement (PLA) for the Plattsburgh International Airport’s state-funded expansion projects. more

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Maybe you wouldn’t be caught dead wearing Ivanka Trump’s apparel, but many buy into the fashion image. more

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A lot of serious long-term national issues simply weren’t addressed in the recent national election. more

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LAKE GEORGE — Community leaders in Lake George have expressed their intent to work together on a mission to ensure foreign workers’ housing and workplace conditions are legal and fair. more

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Publishing a free community paper like The Sun, requires us to come in contact with many business sources each and every week as we work to secure income to offset the cost of our overhead. more

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MIDDLEBURY — “Patient care is crumbling at Porter Medical Center as nurses are laid off,” at least that’s what the nurses’ union, Porter Federation of Nurses and Health Care Professionals claimed in a news release March 2. more

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MONTPELIER — Vermont’s leading small business organization, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is weighing in on the action taken by the Senate Feb. 10. more

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