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PLATTSBURGH | Attorney General Letitia James announced a guilty plea in a contempt of court proceeding May 8 that found that Christopher Crowningshield was illegally taking advantage of asylum seekers. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A Morrisonville-based cab company is allegedly continuing to price gouge refugees seeking passage to the Canadian border despite being dinged by the state last year for the same practice. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the number of local taxi companies continues to rise, county officials are considering designating an official cab company for Plattsburgh International Airport and imposing regulations on cabs that pick up passengers there. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | At least eight people have been arrested and arraigned on charges related to what authorities allege is a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy to defraud Medicaid. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The owner of a local taxi cab company asked lawmakers last month to consider raising the maximum ride fare in city limits by $1.50 per ride. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The owner of a local taxi company requested last week that the Common Council increase Plattsburgh’s fare limit for cabs operating in city limits. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The number of refugees crossing into Canada at Roxham Road in Champlain is declining. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A Ticonderoga man who hid cocaine while riding in a medical taxi  has been convicted of drug possession during a jury trial. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — County officials last week inked a deal with Lyft, giving the company permission to operate at the Plattsburgh International Airport. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH —Current system financially unstable, say county transit officials Read more

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“We’re in the process of calling in all companies registered to operate in the city,” says Plattsburgh City Police Chief Read more

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Interesting article in The Sun, dated April 1, regarding medical answering services — known better as the shifty medical transport business. Read more

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It’s time to talk about taxis. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The state Department of Health is defending the costs of their Medicaid taxi program. Read more

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Lawmakers have introduced legislation to safeguard public against burgeoning medical transport industry Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Lawmakers spent the holiday weekend chewing over the draft of a local law governing taxicabs. Read more

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So, what is the source of the Medicaid taxi problem that Essex County is forced to deal with. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Following widespread reports of a Medicaid taxi industry run amok, a local nonprofit has proposed a possible solution: Read more

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I appreciate the headline coverage you recently gave to the issue of rogue Medicaid taxis. Read more

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Wasteful government spending, for many, is an abstract concept: Read more

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