WASHINGTON — The House approved President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus plan early Saturday and sent it to the Senate, as Democrats defied united GOP opposition to advance the massive relief package aimed at stabilizing the economy and boosting coronavirus vaccinations and testing.

ALBANY — State Democratic representatives Thursday called for an independent investigation into recent sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo by a former member of his administration.

MALONE — Thomas Soucia will seek election to a vacant seat on the Franklin County Court bench following Judge Robert G. Main Jr.’s retirement.

MALONE — Mayor Andrea Dumas has joined the office of Dan Stec, R-Queensbury, as a community liaison.

MALONE — The state’s 2021 political calendar is about to get underway with the first day for signing designating petitions set for Tuesday, March 2.

MALONE — Craig Carriero will seek election to a vacant seat on the Franklin County Court bench following Judge Robert G. Main Jr.’s retirement.

ALBANY — The state will begin ambitious plans for a $306 billion investment in public infrastructure, transportation and education projects to jump start New York’s economy in the wake of financial devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday to complete hi…

ALBANY — The state will use thousands of public distribution sites across New York to expedite the COVID-19 vaccine to essential workers, the elderly and eventually the general public as officials expect immunization supply to increase in the coming months.

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This weekend, several dozen people will arrive at secret locations in West Virginia and Colorado to ride out the election and its aftermath. If Tuesday’s vote sparks unrest, Drew Miller’s customers at Fortitude Ranch will be secure behind walls patrolled by armed guards.

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Health care is once again a big issue in the race for the NY-21 Congressional District seat, as the nation grapples with a pandemic and the U.S. Supreme Court is about to hear a case that could strike down the Affordable Care Act.

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PLATTSBURGH — Assemblyman Dan Stec, R-Queensbury, and Clinton County Treasurer Kimberly Davis, D-Plattsburgh, strongly differ on whether the next North Country state senator should be in the Republican minority or Democratic majority.

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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted federal officials Thursday after reports the nation’s Health and Human Services secretary plans to fire the U.S. Food & Drug Administration chief as President Donald Trump’s administration clashes over the nation’s approval standards to promptly authori…

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WATERTOWN — The candidates for New York’s 21st Congressional District, Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, and her Democratic opponent Tedra L. Cobb, faced off for the first time this election season in a contentious debate Monday afternoon.

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State Senate candidate Dan Stec says the state Legislature will need to make some difficult budget decisions in the coming year, especially due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and he has a list of what he would like to cut and what he would like to save if elected.

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ALBANY — President Donald Trump helped facilitate division that fueled violent Brooklyn protests this past week, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said, after releasing a robocall Friday that, after referencing Trump’s campaign, encouraged hundreds of people to rally against the state’s new coronavirus m…

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WATERTOWN — The House of Representatives adjourned last week so members could return to their home districts to campaign as the election season wraps up, even though congressional Democrats and White House officials have yet to come to an agreement on the next coronavirus relief package.

North Country U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik said on Tuesday she supports President Donald Trump and the U.S. Department of Justice’s plan to cut federal funding from New York City; Portland, Oregon; and Seattle, Washington –– three cities the DOJ designated as “anarchist jurisdictions” earlier th…

ALBANY — New York state officials stand ready to sue President Donald Trump and the federal government, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday while snapping back at administration officials after the U.S. Department of Justice made a motion to label New York City an anarchist jurisdiction.

DANNEMORA — Speaking across the street from the Clinton Correctional Facility entrance Friday, Assemblyman D. Billy Jones, D-Chateaugay Lake, and the union representing correctional officers voiced support for measures they say would help ensure the safety of those who cross that threshold e…

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump is actively trying to kill New York City, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said before announcing an executive order Tuesday expanding where New Yorkers can submit ballots to cast a vote in the upcoming presidential election.