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Legislators meet with jobless Capital Region residents

Laurie Curthoys and Lisa Cicchinelli meet with U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, on Sunday in Albany.
Photographer: John Enger
Laurie Curthoys and Lisa Cicchinelli meet with U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, on Sunday in Albany.
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Lisa Cicchinelli lost her job last June. After more than six months of fruitless job searching, on Dec. 28 she was one of 127,000 jobless state residents to lose her long-term unemployment benefits. “It hasn’t been easy,” she said. “Our furnace went out over the holidays. We weren’t sure we could pay for repairs.” The Loudonville resident was one of two members of the local unemployed population to meet with U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, ...

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