Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New England News
6:45 pm
Thu March 19, 2015

Ice Cream And Tesla Car Partner To Promote Energy Independence

Credit Ben & Jerry’s

Ice cream and cars. Not what you would normally associate with curbing climate change. But this week the Vermont Public Interest Research Group teamed up with Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream to heighten people’s awareness and involvement in climate action for Energy Independence Week.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

House Committee Supports Ban On Teacher Strikes

Vermont Statehouse
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The House Committee on Education heard testimony Tuesday on a proposal that would ban teacher strikes and contract terms imposed by school boards in Vermont.

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New York News
5:55 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

Farm Bureau Cautions Against Minimum Wage Increases

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The New York Farm Bureau is concerned about what impact January’s minimum wage increase and proposed new hikes would have on the state’s agricultural sector.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Trustees Approve Development District For Hotel Project

Lake Flower in Saranac Lake
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A controversial hotel development project can take the next step forward after Saranac Lake officials approved a new zoning law.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Cross-Border Agreement Facilitating Passenger Traffic Signed

Champlain NY border crossing
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A long-awaited agreement has been signed between the U.S. and Canada to expedite movement of travelers across the border.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

Charter Commission Meets With City Council

Plattsburgh Charter Commission meets with City Council
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The Plattsburgh City Charter is a 94-page document originally drafted in 1902 that determines the boundaries of the city and its governmental structure. But it hasn’t been updated in decades and needs modernization.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu March 12, 2015

New York Opens Applications For Additional Heating Assistance

On the heels of one of the coldest Februaries on record, New York State is now taking applications from those who need a second emergency benefit from the heating assistance program.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Thu March 12, 2015

Vermont Senate Maintains Protections In Aid-In-Dying Law

Vermont Senate Chamber
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The Vermont Senate has opted to maintain a series of patient protections in the state’s aid-in-dying law that were scheduled to expire next year.

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New England News
11:15 pm
Wed March 11, 2015

Connecticut Utility Officials Endorse Vermont Renewable Bill

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Backers of a renewable energy bill making its way through the Vermont Legislature say a draft ruling from regulators in Connecticut effectively endorses the Vermont legislation.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Wed March 11, 2015

Sanders Decries Proposed Budget Cuts

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

During a budget committee hearing on Wednesday ranking member Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders railed at business leaders who are suggesting program cuts for the poor to help balance the budget.

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