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Tri-Lakes Correspondent

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Momentum builds for Adirondack economic zone

A movement to establish an economic zone uniting the Adirondack Park is gaining momentum and encouraging new cooperation. A new caucus of the region's Albany lawmakers has reached out beyond party lines, and the economic zone could be an early success.

It won key approval last week from a broad coalition of elected officials, environmental groups and community activists. Chris Morris reports.  Go to full article

Sayward, Adirondack Lawmakers Pushing for ?Adirondack Empire Zone?

A newly-formed coalition of state lawmakers representing the Adirondacks hopes to chart a new agenda for the Park in Albany.

Last week, Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward from Willsboro convened the Adirondack Legislators' Caucus for the first time. The goal is to create an economic development zone for the Park and to change the way Park Agency commissioners are chosen. Chris Morris has details.  Go to full article

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