Senator Betty Little is pictured with Theo Magliulo, Laurie LaFond and Marge Mohn at the State Museum in Albany. At a recent meeting focused on tourism promotion, Little spoke with the group about their Winter Raptor Fest planned for March 12 and 13 at the Little Theater on the Farm in Fort Edward. The event includes free-flight raptor shows, live birds of prey and numerous events for families including kid's activities. For more info
Senator Betty Little is pictured in the State Capitol with Arlene Gonzalez-Sanchez who was confirmed as Commissioner of the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) on Tuesday, March 2. Little had an opportunity to briefly talk with the new commissioner ahead of the Senate Finance Committee vote to move the nomination.
Senator Betty Little talks about the strength of New York's tourism industry and the importance of state support for promotion programs that are proven economic growth drivers. Little was introduced to the group by Jim McKenna of the Lake Placid Community Visitors Board. Little is chair of the Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee.
Tourism generates approximately $17 billion in direct revenue for the upstate economy and contributes $6.2 billion in state and local taxes.
Nicole Christensen, left, is pictured with her father, Andrew, and Senator Betty Little in the Senate Chamber on the first day of legislative session in Albany. Nicole, a senior at Queensbury High School, was one of 62 students invited to be a guest of Governor Andrew Cuomo for the State of the State Address delivered Wednesday, January 5.
Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman administers the Oath of Office to Senator Betty Little on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 in the Senate Chamber. Holding the Bible is an aide to Senator Little, Dan Mac Entee. The oath was administered on the first day of legislative session prior to the Senate and Assembly convening to attend Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State Address.
Senator Betty Little visited Chateaugay to commend a group of students who completed this year's summer reading challenge. The kids were treated to a pizza party at Owl's Nest Pizza and More by teacher Mary Jones and Principal Loretta Fowler. Senator Little presented certificates to each of the students.
State Senator Betty Little presents certificates congratulating elementary students at Hadley-Luzerne School District for completing the state summer reading program. More than 70 students participated in the educational program.
Senator Betty Little joined a contingent of state and local officials for a tour of three Franklin County agricultural businesses.
One of the stops was Sustain Adirondacks which makes a variety of products including potato chips. Sustain Brand products are locally sourced within 300 miles or less. That means a majority of ingredients come from local farms, products are processed by local hands and sales and profits benefit farmers locally.
Senator Betty Little recently joined a contingent of state and local officials for a tour of three Franklin County agricultural businesses. One of the stops was Sustain Adirondacks, whose products are locally sourced within 300 miles are less. That means a majority of the ingredients come from local farms, the products are processed by local hands and sales and profits from the products benefit farmers locally.
State Senator Betty Little is pictured with West Point Cadet Michael Monty in the State Capitol, Wednesday, April 28. Cadet Monty, a 2005 Plattsburgh High School graduate, was part of a small contingent of cadets who traveled to Albany to participate in the 58th Annual West Point Day.
Senator Betty Little is pictured with (left) Upstate New York Lupus Alliance of America Executive Director Honi Kurzeja and (right) Janet Rucki, a dedicated volunteer for Lupus Alliance of America, in theWell of the State Legislative Office Building.
Senator Little was one of several speakers at a Lupus Awareness Day reception on Wednesday, April 28 to raise awareness about the disease and its impact on those afflicated and their families.
Lara Jensen, left, and Madison Malone Kircher, right, are pictured in the New York State Senate Chamber with Senator Betty Little. The students spent the afternoon of Tuesday, April 13 "shadowing" Senator Little as participants in the League of Women Voters of New York Students Inside Albany Program.
Jensen is an 11th-grade student at Wells High School in Speculator. Kircher is a senior at Queensbury High School, Queensbury.
Senator Betty Little is pictured with Bill VanDenburg and his sisters, Vanessa Millis and Mary Sutliff, following a meeting in the senator's Glens Falls office. The meeting, which was organized by Tim Place, President and CEO of Community, Work and Independence, Inc., focused on helping individuals strive to reach their potential to be productive and included members of their local community. CWI is a not-for-profit community rehabilitation provider located in Glens Falls that offers a myriad of services to meet the needs of the medically frail, developmentally disabled, me
State Senator Betty Little participates in the annual Queensbury National Guard Soldiers Christmas Eve March, a tradition to recognize the sacrifices being made by all American soldiers and service members who are serving away from their families.
New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Queensbury Armory, local veterans and families of those serving our nation spent the morning of Christmas Eve conducting a three to five mile march to express support for their loved ones serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and locations around the world.
State Senator Betty Little listens to the response of a question she posed during a New York State Senate hearing about medical malpractice reform. While the health care debate continues in Washington, D.C., Little and her colleagues are examining ways to control health care costs in New York State.
Little is pictured next to Sen. Neil Breslin of Albany during the December 1 hearing in the state Capital.
Senator Betty Little and Senator Antoine Thompson, chair of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, listen to testimony at a water-quality hearing in Albany today. The public hearing drew testimony from experts on many issues including sewage treatment, drinking water quality, storm water infrastructure, detection of pharmaceuticals in drinking water supplies and aquatic invasive species.