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Governor doesn’t like lawmakers’ district lines

Tri-Lakes impact would be minimal, but big changes proposed for St. Lawrence, Hamilton counties

January 27, 2012

January 27, 2012
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Lawmakers react to redistricting plan

JON ALEXANDER -- jalexander@poststar.com | Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2012 6:11 pm

Washington County would be split into three parts in the long-awaited redistricting plan released Thursday.

And the Adirondack Park could see its Senate contingent essentially double.

January 27, 2012
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Proposed state Assembly and Senate districts released

Press-Republican -- January 27, 2012

January 27, 2012
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Mandate relief for the long haul

New council chairman sees no quick end to cost-cutting efforts as panel starts mission
By RICK KARLIN, Capitol bureau

January 26, 2012
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Phone company gets new Adirondack cell towers going

JON ALEXANDER - jalexander@poststar.com | Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 5:07 pm

January 26, 2012
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Students hear from state legislators

Press-Republican January 23, 2012

REBECCA WEBSTER Press-Republican

January 23, 2012
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January 19, 2012
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Cuomo budget would move Belleayre to ORDA

Press-Republican - January 18, 2012

January 18, 2012
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January 18, 2012
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Budget pushes schools on evaluation system

OMAR RICARDO AQUIJE oaquije@poststar.com and MAURY THOMPSON thompson@poststar.com | Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 9:03 am

School districts could receive an increase in state funding under Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2012-13 proposed budget, but only if they begin using a teacher and principal evaluation system.

To read more click HERE.

January 18, 2012
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Cuomo unveils state budget

Press-Republican

January 18, 2012

January 18, 2012
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Group's restoration efforts shine lights on Cole's Woods again

MAURY THOMPSON --thompson@poststar.com | Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2012 11:45 pm

GLENS FALLS -- In the late 1970s, the newly formed Friends of Cole's Woods raised $10,000 for lighting along the public cross-country ski trails next to Crandall Park.

January 13, 2012
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January 13, 2012
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Thurman could be site of high-tech tryout

JON ALEXANDER - jalexander@poststar.com | Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 5:41 pm

THURMAN -- The town could be at the cutting edge of a broadband revolution in a matter of months, and become a proving ground for the future of rural Internet access.

January 13, 2012
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Senate panel OKs APA board pick

Craig still needs Finance Committee, full Senate approval

January 11, 2012

January 13, 2012
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Cuomo APA pick praised from all sides

JON ALEXANDER -jalexander@poststar.com | Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 3:48 pm

"Balance" was on the tip of everyone's tongue Tuesday as the state Senate Environmental Conservation Committee unanimously approved Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recess appointment of Sherman Craig to the vacant resident seat on the Adirondack Park Agency Board of Commissioners.

January 11, 2012
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Senate moves APA commissioner confirmation forward

Press-Republican -- January 11, 2012

January 11, 2012
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State of the State: North Country officials pleased with Cuomo's 2012 agenda

By CHRIS MORRIS - Staff Writer (cmorris@adirondackdailyenterprise.com) , Adirondack Daily Enterprise -- January 4, 2012

January 5, 2012
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Area politicians welcome Cuomo's pledge for mandate relief

MAURY THOMPSON - thompson@poststar.com | Posted: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 6:46 pm

Area legislators said they are optimistic Gov. Andrew Cuomo can achieve his goal of passing a mandate relief bill in 2012.

To read more click HERE.

January 5, 2012
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