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Senate Passes Bill to Ease Government Consolidation

By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE, The New York Times - June 4, 2009

ALBANY — The Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would make it easier to cut or consolidate layers of local government in New York, a measure that supporters hailed as a significant step toward relieving tax burdens across the state.

June 4, 2009
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ATTORNEY GENERAL CUOMO APPLAUDS NEW YORK STATE SENATE PASSAGE OF HISTORIC GOVERNMENT CONSOLIDATION MEASURE TO REDUCE WASTE AND SAVE TAXPAYER MONEY

Cuomo’s "New N.Y. Government Reorganization and Citizen Empowerment Act," will make it easier for New Yorkers to dissolve or consolidate the 10,500 local government entities that burden residents with nation’s highest local taxes

June 3, 2009
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New law can seal felons' records

Legislators, DAs are contesting reforms made to drug laws

By Don Lehmandlehman@poststar.comWednesday, June 3, 2009 9:15 AM EDT

Local district attorneys and legislators are among a group calling for a change to a recently passed state law that would allow criminals to have up to four drug-related convictions wiped from their criminal records.

June 3, 2009
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State hopes group will draw, keep young professionals

By JESSICA COLLIER, Enterprise Staff Writer POSTED: June 3, 2009

Efforts are under way to attract young professionals to upstate New York and to keep them here, but not everyone believes that such efforts will be enough to make the area livable for many young people.

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June 3, 2009
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Talk whirls about candidates to replace McHugh (3rd update)

By NATHAN BROWN and JESSICA COLLIER, Enterprise Staff Writers and JON HOCHSCHARTNER, Enterprise Intern POSTED: June 3, 2009 

If the U.S. Senate confirms Rep. John McHugh as Army secretary, the governor will probably call a special election to fill his seat for New York's 23rd Congressional District. The speculation on who will run is in full bloom.

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Talk whirls about candidates to replace McHugh

By NATHAN BROWN and JESSICA COLLIER, Enterprise Staff Writers, and JON HOCHSCHARTNER, Enterprise Intern POSTED: June 2, 2009

If the U.S. Senate confirms Rep. John McHugh as Army secretary, the governor will probably call a special election to fill his seat for New York's 23rd Congressional District. The speculation on who will run is in full bloom.

June 2, 2009
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Obama announces McHugh as Army secretary to bipartisan praise (2nd update)

By NATHAN BROWN and JESSICA COLLIER, Enterprise Staff Writers, and JON HOCHSCHARTNER, Enterprise Intern POSTED: June 2, 2009  The Army's gain is expected to be the North Country's loss of a popular, centrist Republican representative who for 15 years has represented the largest congressional district east of the Mississippi River.

John McHugh, who has represented most of the North Country in Congress since 1993, was nominated as secretary of the Army by President Barack Obama at noon Tuesday.

June 2, 2009
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Who should pay for police overtime on Ironman weekend?

By JON HOCHSCHARTNER, Enterprise Intern POSTED: June 2, 2009 

LAKE PLACID - State police, Ironman triathlon organizers, the Lake Placid/Essex County Visitors Bureau and other local leaders are in discussions regarding who should foot the bill for state police overtime incurred at future Ironman races.

June 2, 2009
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North Country congressman nominated as Army secretary

By JOE LOTEMPLIO, Press-RepublicanStaff Writer

June 02, 2009 02:07 pm

— PLATTSBURGH — President Barack Obama nominated North Country Congressman John McHugh on Tuesday as secretary of the Army.

McHugh, a Republican from Pierrepont Manor near Watertown, has represented the North Country in Congress in the 23rd District since 1993. He is ranking GOP member of the House Armed Services Committee and has frequently visited the troops in Iran and Afghanistan.

June 2, 2009
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