Congress stalls as evidence of fracking harm mounts
February 18, 2015 Last month, the Senate voted for the first time on closing a dangerous loophole in the Clean Water and Safe Drinking Water acts. more »»
Development, ‘Downton Abbey’ and the Lake Flower hotel
February 16, 2015 While there are many reasons why people enjoy watching the popular PBS miniseries “Downton Abbey,” gaining insight into the pros and cons of growth and development in a small town like Saranac Lake... more »»
The health care test for Rep. Stefanik: First do no harm
February 14, 2015 Earlier this month, when Republicans prepared to vote yet again on repeal of the Affordable Care Act, New York Congressman John Katko made it clear that, in his view, the ground in the health care... more »»
How trustworthy are small-town planning boards in New York?
February 13, 2015 While New York state has its share of large cities, about 600 of the state’s 931 towns are small, mainly rural, governments with population less than 5,00. more »»
Brian Williams is either lying or unforgivably incompetent
February 12, 2015 There’s been a lot said in recent days about the anger that Iraq veterans feel about Brian Williams account of his experience aboard a helicopter during the war in 2003. more »»
Court actions are a major part of American democracy
February 11, 2015 In their recent Guest Commentary (Jan. more »»
Could Elizabeth Warren topple Hillary Clinton? Probably not.
February 3, 2015 In 2008, Hillary Rodham Clinton was almost as sure a bet as she is going into 2016. The former first lady, U.S. senator and later secretary of state was beloved among rank-and-file Democrats. more »»
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