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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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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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ELLENBURG – State audits of Northern Adirondack Central School District criticized the district’s previously heavy reliance on its unexpended fund balance to pay for school operations.

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MASSENA — Negotiations to settle the decades-long land dispute over lands in Franklin County claimed by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe are nearly at a breaking point, with only one sticking point left to hash out.

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Food pantries and dairy and produce giveaways are part of our COVID-19 new normal. But the numbers of folks applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program has been holding steady, at least in Franklin and Essex counties.

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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.

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Consumers displeased with potential monthly increases to their utility bills provided commentary this week to state officials weighing controversial rate hikes as families and businesses face financial hardship through the coronavirus pandemic.

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…

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…

DRESDEN — A month after the second known infestation of the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid was reported in the Adirondacks, the state Department of Environmental Conservation and its partners have developed a treatment plan, set to be implemented this fall.

SARANAC LAKE — In a back room of Tri-Lakes Center for Independent Living on Broadway in downtown Saranac Lake, what was once a conference room is now a PPE station. Paper bags loaded with masks, gloves and bottles of hand sanitizer fill a table like kids’ lunches at a crowded school. Boxes o…

The emerald ash borer may have only just been discovered in Warren County, but it appears the invasive species has been living in the Adirondack Park for longer than previously thought.

QUEENSBURY — A northern New York man charged in the high-speed chase last September that caused the death of a Brant Lake man will face a jury in November — the first Warren County trial to take place since the COVID-19 pandemic.

The morning after U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik spoke at the Republican National Convention, her Democratic challenger in the race for the 21st Congressional District condemned the speech.

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, and Democratic challenger Tedra Cobb disagree on many things, including the schedule for their televised debates.

SARANAC LAKE — You may have seen signs lately at the local banks and credit unions, even the Walgreen’s and Hannaford’s, warning of coin shortages and asking for surplus coins like a kid with an empty piggy bank. Banks and some grocery stores and drug stores are so low on the stuff that they…

Both candidates running for the North Country’s congressional seat Nov. 3 spoke this week on immigration and border issues. Both support funding to secure the U.S. borders, although incumbent Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik says her Democratic opponent, Tedra Cobb, doesn’t.