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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has adopted an updated compensation package for a portion of the city’s managers. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature is poised to pass a spending plan for 2019 with no tax increase attached. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Amidst a debate over proposed changes to the city’s compensation package for managers, councilors locked horns last week when the discussion turned to annual cost of living increases for long-serving department heads. more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s 2019 preliminary budget has seen more scrutiny this year than in decades, and a debate over county salary raises may be delaying adoption of a final spending plan for a few weeks. more

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CHAZY | The Town of Chazy is expected to surpass the tax cap next year. more

The Sun

BOLTON LANDING | Governmental spending in the town of Bolton as proposed in the town’s 2019 preliminary budget reflects a 4.8 percent increase, while the amount to be raised by taxes equals a 1.1 percent hike. more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | In a rare move, Warren County’s 2019 preliminary budget was sent back for 11th-hour review by the board of supervisor’s budget committee after supervisors raised questions at what was to be the sole public hearing for the spending plan. more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | The Town of Johnsburg’s 2019 preliminary budget calls for a 11.6 percent increase in the amount to be raised by taxes for the highway, general government, library and special district expenditures combined. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Town of Plattsburgh seeks to remain under the 2 percent state tax cap next year. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Matt Bell wants to return to where it all began. more

The Sun

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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

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) visited Plattsburgh last week for an education roundtable. more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Retaining jail guards and recruiting people to take on the position has become a significant problem in Warren County, area law enforcement officials warned county supervisors last week. more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Just six weeks after promising to shake up the local news industry, WIPS News is now the subject of a criminal investigation. more

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WESTPORT | The Westport Central and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central schools Merger Committee meeting in January looked at staffing numbers from both schools. more

The Sun

THURMAN | Soon after the new Thurman town board members were sworn in at the town’s annual organizational meeting last week, controversy erupted  much like it did one year ago. more

The Sun

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board has agreed pay half of a $35,000 salary for a future, full time executive director for Tannery Pond more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors were in a good mood upon passing the 2018 spending plan. more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County Budget Officer Frank Thomas said if the county can raise taxes while remaining under the cap, it should do so. more

The Sun

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As the White House lurches from crisis to crisis, and Congress finds they cannot pass legislation despite holding a one-party majority, we can be forgiven for thinking that Washington, D.C. is frozen in a state of inaction and paralysis. more

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