— PLATTSBURGH — State Sen. Betty Little is hoping that Gov. David Paterson’s State of the State speech last week will spur the legislature to make the necessary changes to bring the state back to financial stability.
“I don’t know how they (state legislators) can’t see the handwriting on the wall,” Little said during a recent interview with the Press-Republican Editorial Board.
SEN. LITTLE NAMED RANKING MEMBER OF SENATE TOURISM COMMITTEE
State Senator Betty Little has been named the Ranking Republican Member of the State Senate’s Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee. Little will continue serving as the ranking member of the Senate Local Government Committee.
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.
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.