Category: Newsletter

Cybersecurity is a Local Issue: Protecting Our Rural Hospitals and Healthcare Systems

         Image Source: HIMSS   Cybersecurity is a Local Issue: Protecting Our Rural Hospitals and Healthcare Systems Cyberwarfare poses a serious threat to our national security and to the integrity of our elections, but it is also a critical economic, business, and health care issue that affects us at the local level every…

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Unpredictable Temperatures, Prolonged Droughts, and Severe Floods: Agriculture and Our Changing Climate

  Unpredictable Temperatures, Prolonged Droughts, and Severe Floods: Agriculture and Our Changing Climate  Last summer’s extreme weather turned a difficult growing season into a disaster for farmers already struggling in the face of historically low prices and blocked foreign markets in the trade wars. For Penn Yann farmer Peter Martens, the drought meant a reduction…

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On Real Freedom in its Many Forms: Net Neutrality and American Heroes

  Net Neutrality and Broadband Access A Little History In 2015, the FCC categorized the internet as a public utility – making sure that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) respected the privacy of users and treated everyone with the same basic fairness. But President Trump, almost immediately after being inaugurated, directed the FCC to reverse that ruling…

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