Congress must renew funding for vital environmental programs
Despite snow blanketing the North Country in March, spring is near and many of us here in New York are preparing for the return of migratory birds, such as Black Terns, Hooded Mergansers and Sanderlings, who visit us briefly at Lake Ontario during their long and treacherous migration north from their wintering grounds in warmer climates…
Stefanik helps Carthage Area Hospital recover $6.8 million federal reimbursement
Rep. Elise Stefanik has co-sponsored a series of bills designed to combat the entrenched opiate epidemic. The bills rolled out on Wednesday as part of a bipartisan heroin task force include legislation that would allocate more funding to hire specialists at veterans treatment courts, end a ban on Medicaid reimbursement for drug treatment for incarcerated addicts, crack down on “doctor shopping” for pain medications and expand access to medication-assisted treatment for pregnant and postpartum women, among others.