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Lawmakers deliver dour report from Albany

By KIM SMITH DEDAMStaff Writer

June 06, 2009 05:43 am

SARANAC LAKE -- State lawmakers delivered a dour report Friday to Tri-Lakes area business leaders.

"Helter skelter is the best way to describe what is happening in Albany," said Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward (R-Willsboro), who spoke alongside Assemblywoman Janet Duprey (R-Peru) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury).

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June 8, 2009
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Last on Lake Champlain, Essex approves wastewater treatment plant

By KIM SMITH DEDAMStaff Writer

June 06, 2009 05:25 am

— ESSEX -- The Town of Essex won $7.7 million in federal stimulus funding and loans to build a new wastewater treatment plant.

A designated historic site, Essex is the only town on the shores of Lake Champlain without a sewer treatment plant.

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June 8, 2009
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Maroun to run for Congress

By NATHAN BROWN, Enterprise Staff Writer POSTED: June 5, 2009

SARANAC LAKE - A Tupper Lake Republican and longtime Franklin County legislator declared Thursday, to newspapers and his county's GOP chairman, that he is interested in running for the congressional seat John McHugh is expected to soon vacate.

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June 8, 2009
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State legislation to make village consolidation easier

Lee Coleman, Schenectady Gazette
Posted: June 5, 2009

CAPITAL REGION — A bill passed by the state Legislature that makes it easier for villages to dissolve has come at a time when several area villages are considering such a move.

The bill, which was proposed by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, now goes to Gov. David Paterson for his expected signature.

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June 8, 2009
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DOT planning road work on state Route 73, Cascade pass

Safety of Ironman athletes a concern

HEATHER SACKETT, News Staff Writer POSTED: June 4, 2009

LAKE PLACID — The State Department of Transportation is planning a resurfacing project for state Route 73 through Cascade pass, just in time for 2,200 Ironman athletes to ride their bikes down it on race day.

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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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