2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

Politics

Deadline change may keep SAM candidate off Congress ballot

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 Although Jeffrey French has filed with the state Board of Elections as a candidate for Congress, he missed a deadline to file one piece of paperwork necessary to appear on the ballot as a candidate with the Serve America Movement Party, of which he is not a registered member. The state ...

Tupper Lake village public budget hearings to be conducted by phone

TUPPER LAKE — The village will hold its public hearings on the 2020-2021 budget via conference call this year, to support social distancing recommendations. Today, at 5 p.m. the village plans to pass a tax levy limit override, with a public comment period first. This tax cap is commonly ...

New York delays presidential primary

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo postponed New York’s presidential primary from April to June to keep people from gathering — even to vote — amid of the state’s coronavirus outbreak. With cases expected to mushroom toward a mid-to-late-April peak, nurses made anguished pleas Saturday ...

Changed, missed deadline may keep SAM Congress candidate off ballot

Although Jeffrey French has filed with the state Board of Elections as a candidate for Congress, he missed a deadline to file one piece of paperwork necessary to appear on the ballot as a candidate with the Serve America Movement Party, of which he is not a registered member. The state ...

It’s a 3-way House race

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 A new political contender has entered the race for New York’s 21st Congressional District seat, representing the relatively new Serve America Movement (SAM) Party. Jeffrey French, of Natural Bridge on the Jefferson-Lewis county line, is officially registered as a candidate with the ...

Senate passes coronavirus rescue package on unanimous vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate late Wednesday passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. The unanimous vote came despite misgivings on both sides about whether it goes too far or ...

Trump implores Congress to pass rescue package

WASHINGTON — Senate leaders raced to unravel last-minute snags Wednesday and win passage of an unparalleled $2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. The measure is the largest economic relief ...

AG James calls for in-person voting suspension

State Attorney General Letitia James has called for the suspension of in-person voting until further notice. She has also proposed sending every eligible voter an absentee ballot for the April 28 presidential primary and five special elections, plus village elections postponed to that ...

Trump hoping to see US economy reopened by Easter amid virus

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is hoping the United States will be reopened by Easter as he weighs how to relax nationwide social-distancing guidelines to put some workers back on the job during the coronavirus outbreak. Trump’s optimism contradicted the warnings of ...

Stefanik wants China to pay for coronavirus damage

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik wants China to pay the U.S. and other nations for the impact of the coronavirus which originated in its country and spread throughout the world, and which Stefanik says could have been largely prevented. Stefanik introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for an ...

Legislators say state budget may be on time, but may be bare bones

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 Local elected officials are optimistic that the Legislature will complete its budget on time, despite the focus on preventing the spread of COVID-19, but say the spending plan may be more bare bones than in past years. “It’s not going to have a lot of the policy issues that we don’t ...

North Country elected officials share updates on COVID-19 response

PLATTSBURGH — As part of a tele-town hall Friday, North Country elected officials took questions about how federal and state governments are addressing businesses’ and constituents’ concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. The North Country Chamber of Commerce hosted the event, which ...

Support for ferry service called for

PLATTSBURGH — Concerned about a disruption in vital transportation services, the North Country Chamber of Commerce is calling for state and federal governments to support full Lake Champlain Ferry service during the current emergency. “Because of shutdowns and travel limitations, ...

State AG calls for absentee-ballot-only voting, ban on in-person voting

Attorney General Letitia James on Sunday called for suspending in-person voting indefinitely and sending every eligible voter an absentee ballot so the April 28 Democratic presidential primary, as well as five special elections on that date, can be held without risking the spread of the ...

Sen. Rand Paul tests positive for virus, forcing quarantines in the Senate

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the first case of COVID-19 in the Senate and raising fears about the further transmission of the virus among Republicans at the Capitol. Paul, an eye surgeon, went into quarantine Sunday ...

Trump dubs COVID-19 ‘Chinese virus’ despite risks of hate crimes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he doesn’t think calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus” — or the “kung-flu,” as one administration official reportedly called it —puts Asian Americans at risk of retaliation despite growing reports they are facing ...

Trump invokes emergency authority; Big 3 automakers closing

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday invoked emergency authority to marshal industry to fight the coronavirus, as the economic fallout from the crisis mounted with word that nearly the entire U.S. auto industry is shutting down its North American factories to protect ...

Stefanik supports Trump on ‘Chinese virus’ issue

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 Social media was abuzz Wednesday with discussion over President Donald Trump’s new phrase “Chinese virus,” and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik said she sees no problem with the word and wants to focus on the future. In the past few days Trump’s messaging about the coronavirus spreading ...

Saranac Lake vote delayed 6 weeks

SARANAC LAKE — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday issued an executive order delaying village elections statewide — including Saranac Lake’s — until April 28, coinciding with the state’s presidential primary. Saranac Lake’s village election was set for Wednesday, with polls at the ...

Region’s candidates OK with Cuomo suspending petition process

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 PLATTSBURGH — To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order Saturday that will suspend the candidate petitioning process for the June primaries for Congressional, State Senate, Assembly and judicial races. The suspension goes into effect 5 p.m. ...