Betty Little's Photos

Plattsburgh 'Reality Check' Students Advocate in Albany

PLATTSBURGH ‘REALITY CHECK’ ADVOCATES IN ALBANY – A group of Plattsburgh High School students met with Senator Betty Little while in Albany on Tuesday, January 24.  The students are members of Reality Check, a teen-led movement to counteract tobacco industry marketing.  Pictured from left are Devan Bushey, program assistant Erica Olmstead, Olivia Raugi-Chandler, Senator Little and Madison Bushey.  For mo

January 25, 2012

Progress being made on MTA East Side Access project

Senator Betty Little stands at the top of an escalator shaft being constructed as part of the East Side Access (ESA) project in Manhattan.    ESA is the nation’s largest transit public works project.  When completed, it will dramatically shorten commute times for Long Island Rail Road passengers, significantly reduce crowding in Penn Station and Penn Station bound trains and h

December 19, 2011

Telecommuting Discussed at Clarkson University's Forever Wired Conference

    State Senator Betty Little is pictured with Joshua Bell, manager of Kentucky Teleworks, during a panel discussion as part of Clarkson University's Forever Wired Conference.  The annual conference, held this year on Tuesday, October 4, focused on continuing efforts to build and promote broadband connectivity in the Adirondack Region to improve the business climate by attracting investment and encouraging entrepreneurship.


October 6, 2011

Senator Little assesses North Country storm damage

       Senator Betty Little talks with Jim Morganson, President of the Northern ADK Building Officials Chapter, next to the destroyed Keene Vounteer Fire Station.  Little joined Governor Andrew Cuomo, Congressman Chris Gibson, Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward and dozens of state, county and town officials for a tour of Keene, NY on Tuesday, August 30 to assess the massive amount of damage in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene.

         Following the news conference, Little accompanied New York Army National Guard Adjutant Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy and State Agriculture Commissioner Darrel Aubertine on a helicopter tour of the Adirondacks for an aerial view of the widespread damage.


August 31, 2011

Senator Little meets Evan White and his "horse" goat

       Senator Betty Little is pictured with 7-year-old Evan White of North Bangor at the Franklin County Fair.  Evan came up with a creative idea for the 4-H Goat Costume Class and looked great leading his "horse" goat around the arena. 

August 12, 2011

Tierney Farm Exhibits Jerseys At Franklin County

     Senator Betty Little is pictured with Jennifer Bosley at the Franklin County Fair on Thursday, August 11.  Bosley and her family, operators of the Tierney Farm in Malone, are exhibiting jerseys at the fair and spent time talking with the senator about agricultural issues. 

August 12, 2011

SLIC Broadband Buildout Moving Forward in Dickinson

    State Senator Betty Little is pictured with a team from SLIC Network Solutions ( as work continues on their deployment of fiber optic broadband in the town of Dickinson, Franklin County.  Senator Little applauded the progress being made in this rural area to bring homes and businesses online in support of economic development.

August 12, 2011

Harry Cronin Inducted into New York State Senate Hall of Fame Veteran

     Senator Betty Little is pictured with World War II and Korean War veteran Harry Cronin.  Mr. Cronin was inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Albany on June 14, 2011.  A Navy veteran, Mr. Cronin was commended for his military service and his continuing advocacy on behalf of veterans.  Mr. Cronin served as Deputy of the New York State American Legion Legislative Conference.  For the past 13 years, he has been a member of the Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard, ensuring that every veteran interred at the cemetery receives a proper military burial service.


June 22, 2011

'Jimmer Mania' Comes to New York's State Capitol

     State Senator Betty Little and Assemblywoman Teresa Sawyard welcome Brigham Young University basketball star and Glens Falls native Jimmer Fredette to the State Capitol in Albany on Friday, June 17, 2011.

June 17, 2011

Fallen Queensbury EMS Provider Honored in Albany

Queensbury EMS Provider Honored at Albany Memorial Ceremony – Hundreds of people gathered for a memorial ceremony in Albany on Wednesday, May 18 to recognize the service of three EMS providers.  Paul Bazinet of Queensbury died in the line of duty on January 3, 2010, while employed by Empire Ambulance.  His name was added to the EMS Tree of Life Memorial located on the Concourse near the State Capitol Building.

May 18, 2011

Mary G. Roebling award presented to Senator Betty Little

The Mary G. Roebling Award is presented to Senator Betty Little in Saratoga Springs on Friday, April 29 in recognition of her advocacy for military servicemen and women and their families. Pictured with Little are Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Nick Laiacona and Mr. Henry Zolla, First Region President of the Capital District of New York Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army.

May 3, 2011

New Vision students meet with Senator Little in Albany

Senator Betty Little is pictured with students from the Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES New Vision Government and Law program in Albany on Monday, April 4, 2011.

April 13, 2011

State Capitol Fire of March 29, 1911 Commemorated

     State Capitol Fire of 1911 Commemorated – Senator Betty Little and Assemblyman Jack McEneny are pictured at the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the 100th year anniversary of the New York State Capitol fire.  On March 29, 1911, the fast moving fire destroyed much of the State Library, at the time the nation’s fifth largest, resulting in an unprecedented loss of New York’s intellectual, cultural and historic property.

March 29, 2011

Tourism ideas discussed at Willard Mountain in Washington County

Assemblyman Tony Jordan (left) and Senator Betty Little hosted a tourism roundtable at Willard Mountain on Thursday, March 3.  The meeting brought together area businesses and economic developers to discuss the importance of regional tourism efforts and how they can benefit all businesses. The discussion focused on networking and collaboration to increase regional tourism and capitalize on the increasing momentum of the Buy Local movement.

March 21, 2011

Queensbury Youth & Government Students Visit State Capitol

Queensbury Youth & Government Students Visit State Capitol

March 15, 2011

Kerry Tcask of Plattsburgh a NYACCE Student of the Year

Kerry Tcask, of Plattsburgh, and her three sons Kyle, Ryan and Nicholas, are pictured with Senator Betty Little in Albany on Wednesday, March 9.  Kerry received her continuing education from Champlain Valley Education Services and is a recipient of the New York Association for Continuing Community Education (NYACCA) "Student of the Year 2011" award.

March 11, 2011

Winter Raptor Fest, March 12 and 13, at the Little Theater on the Farm in Fort Edward

     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

March 4, 2011

Little congratulates new OASAS Commissioner Arlene Gonzalez-Sanchez

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.

March 2, 2011

Little addresses tourism coalition in Albany

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.

March 1, 2011
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