Vermont officials are criticizing the Trump administration's decision to phase out a government program that protects hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the United States as children.
The chairman of New Hampshire's Democratic Party has come under fire for comments suggesting some unregistered voters in the state are white supremacists after responding over the weekend to news a group with links to President Donald Trump's campaign was planning on reaching out to thousands of the state's unregistered voters.
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger has announced that the city is ceasing redevelopment discussions for an obsolete power plant on the waterfront and will now look at demolition. The decision comes more than three years after voters approved financing to create a plan for the site.
Since last November, Lake Placid officials have been investigating the possibility of hosting the 2023 Winter World University Games. Last month, a delegation made an initial presentation to international sports officials and is now working on a formal bid.
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer was in Plattsburgh, New York to tour Norsk Titanium today. The Democrat believes there is great potential for the Defense Department to contract with the airplane part manufacturer.
So far, six Democrats are running in hopes of challenging second-term Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik in New York’s 21st Congressional district. Among them is third-generation Saratoga County native Don Boyajian. The municipal and environmental attorney feels the region has gotten the “short end of the stick” for far too long.
The first meeting of Vermont’s Racial Disparities in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice System Advisory Panel was Tuesday in Montpelier. The Legislature has tasked its members with providing recommendations to address systemic racial disparities across the state.
The number of Democrats challenging second-term Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik of New York’s 21st district increased this week when Ronald Kim, a Queensbury and Saratoga Springs attorney, entered the race. Kim, a former elected official and mayoral candidate in Saratoga Springs, says he is running because he feels the incumbent’s continued refusal to meet with constituents on health care issues is disqualifying.
Independent Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders won his last re-election with 71 percent of the vote against five opponents. Yet that is not intimidating Democrat Jon Svitavsky, who has announced that he is challenging the state’s junior senator and former presidential candidate in 2018. He says he’s running because he believes Sanders is extremely damaging to Democrats.
The nine Mid-Atlantic and New England states that participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative have agreed to a draft proposal that will further reduce power plant carbon emissions under the regional environmental pact.
The head of New Hampshire's Democratic Party is challenging a new state law requiring voters who move to the state within 30 days of an election provide proof that they intend to stay, saying it presents confusing, unnecessary and intimidating hurdles to voting.