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Surrounded by miners at the Environmental Protection Agency, President Donald Trump today signed an executive order that suspends, rescinds or flags for review more than a half-dozen measures that were part of the previous administration’s plan to curb global warming.  One of the most controversial measures, of concern to advocates in the Northeast, is a rollback of the Clean Power Plan.

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The New York Civil Liberties Union delivered an update Tuesday afternoon on the status of airport detentions and effects of President Trump’s January 27 executive order barring immigration for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days. He also blocked refugees from the country for 120 days.

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A Capital Region Congressman is thanking protestors who demonstrated over the weekend against President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Governor Peter Shumlin discusses executive order
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed an executive order today that will give preference when awarding state contracts to businesses working to fight climate change.

Governor Cuomo has issued an executive order to create a state health care exchange, required by the federal health care reform law, after the legislature failed to act.