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McHugh wants strict laws to curb acid rain

North Country Congressman John McHugh is proposing new stricter environmental regulations that would reduce acid rain in the Adirondacks. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

McHugh a skeptic on stimulus bill

Gov. David Paterson counts 1900 construction projects ready for the federal stimulus money. Congressman John McHugh said yesterday it isn't clear how far it will go. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

McHugh's office releases inauguration tickets

Scoring a ticket to the Obama Inauguration next month has become all the rage, coast to coast. In the North Country, more than a thousand people looked to Congressman John McHugh for help. Each Representative was given nearly 200 tickets to the event. McHugh decided to give them away, but got many more requests than tickets.  Go to full article

Mchugh offers inauguration tickets via lottery

If you want to see Barack Obama's inauguration up close, and you live in John McHugh's congressional district, you have a pretty good chance of scoring the big ticket. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

A good night for region?s Congressional incumbents

Congressional Democrats Kirstin Gillibrand and Mike Arcuri held off well-funded opponents. Republican John McHugh also won re-election. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

McHugh, Oot spar over Iraq, civil liberties

In this election season, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have often been eclipsed by the sagging economy. But national security took center stage last night when Congressman John McHugh and challenger Mike Oot met for a debate in Plattsburgh, hosted by Mountain Lake PBS. The pair clashed repeatedly over the war's future, treatment of returning soldiers, and civil liberties. Brian Mann has our story.

NOTE: Last night's debate was hosted by Mountain Lake PBS. It will air in its entirety on October 30 at 8 pm.  Go to full article
Rep. John McHugh (R-Pierrepont Manor)
Rep. John McHugh (R-Pierrepont Manor)

McHugh: Bailout "ugly" but necessary

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle reacted angrily and skeptically to the Bush Administration's $700-billion financial bailout plan yesterday. Democratic Senator Chris Dodd, who chairs the Senate Banking Committee that held yesterday's hearing, called the proposal "stunning and unprecedented in its scope and lack of detail." Republican Senator Jim Bunning of Kentucky called it "financial socialism." North Country Congressman John McHugh says he shares those concerns. But he says the bailout is necessary. The Republican told David Sommerstein many of the financial executives don't deserve saving.  Go to full article
Republican incumbent John McHugh and Democratic challenger Mike Oot
Republican incumbent John McHugh and Democratic challenger Mike Oot

McHugh agrees to debate Oot

North Country Congressman John McHugh agreed Thursday to face his Democratic challenger Mike Oot in three debates next month in the race for New York's 23rd Congressional District seat. The decision comes after several weeks of wrangling, especially over a proposed town hall-style format. Jacob Resneck reports.  Go to full article

McHugh sees "return to normalcy" in Iraq

North Country Congressman John McHugh, after two days in Iraq, says he sees "a return to normalcy" in the war-torn country. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

McHugh on Don?t Ask, Don?t Tell

North Country Republican Congressman John McHugh says he won't take sides on the issue of gays serving openly in the military. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

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