Mountain Lake Journal (Business Edition) - April 5, 2013
Financial Crisis in Europe: Will the bailout deal with its Eurozone partners keep the island of Cyprus from plunging into bankruptcy?
Untapped Resource: Senator Chuck Schumer’s idea to help New York produce more maple.
Major Investment: The North Country’s largest private employer, Alcoa, moves ahead with plans to modernize its plants in Massena, New York and keep nearly a thousand workers on the job.
Budget Deal: Lawmakers reach a budget deal in Albany, on time, including a significant increase in the minimum wage.
Border Improvements: Canada pledges millions to make it faster and easier to cross the border into Quebec at the Lacolle/Champlain crossing, the 4th busiest commercial border crossing on the US/Canada border.