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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
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State Insurance reps in Salem, Sept. 28 to answer flood-related questions

     New York State Insurance Department representatives will be available Wednesday, September 28 in the village of Salem to answer flood-related insurance questions,  according to Senator Betty Little and Assemblyman Tony Jordan.  The Mobile Command Center van will be parked in the village municipal parking lot, 301 Main Street, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. next to the FEMA van.

September 26, 2011
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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
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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
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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
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SLIC Broadband Buildout Moving Forward in Dickinson

    State Senator Betty Little is pictured with a team from SLIC Network Solutions (www.slic.com) 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
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Governor Approves Extension of Personal Watercraft Exemption

            Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law legislation that extends an exemption for jet ski and personal watercraft renters from New York’s boater safety course requirement.

August 5, 2011
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Glens Falls to Host Special Olympics New York’s 2011/2012 Fall Games

Senator Betty Little, Post-Star Publisher Rick Emanuel are Honorary Chairs of Event

July 29, 2011
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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
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Adirondack Community Housing Bill Moving in Legislature

     State Senator Betty Little said the Senate is expected to approve legislation today that would encourage affordable housing projects in the Adirondack Park.

June 20, 2011
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Senate OKs Legislation Allowing Towns to Set Speed Limits

            Legislation sponsored by Senator Betty Little that would allow towns throughout New York State to establish their own speed limits was approved by the Senate today.

June 20, 2011
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'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
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Senate Approves Bill to Streamline Liquor License Renewals

 

The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Betty Little that would streamline the process for renewing liquor licenses.

June 13, 2011
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Harold G. Cronin

Justice Harold “Harry” G. Cronin is a World War II and Korean War Veteran who continues to serve our nation as a member of the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Veterans Ceremony Honor Guard.

June 9, 2011
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Little, Rosenthal Introduce Legislation to Keep Hotel Workers Safer


Assemblymember Rosenthal and Senator Betty Little Introduce Legislation to Require Hotels to Provide Comprehensive Sexual Harassment Awareness Training

June 7, 2011
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Committee Meeting: Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Senator Elizabeth O'C. Little, Chair 12 Noon, Monday, June 6, 2011 Room 309 LOB

June 6, 12:00 PM - 12:17 PM
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VIDEO: Senator Betty Little with 2011 Women of Distinction honoree Kate Miller

Senator Betty Little recently honored Kate Miller as a "Woman of Distinction" at the New York State Senate's ceremony in Albany. 

May 31, 2011
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Kate Miller of Queensbury a NYS Senate Woman of Distinction

Recognized for efforts to raise awareness of prescription drug side effects

May 31, 2011
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Area officials welcome property-tax cap, but fear impact

Press-Republican -- May 31, 2011
North Country lawmakers, officials look for mandate relief

May 31, 2011
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Queensbury mother honored as 'Woman of the Year'

By JON ALEXANDER jalexander@poststar.com | Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2011 4:03 pm

QUEENSBURY -- The mother of a local suicide victim has taken the offensive against prescription drugs with potentially harmful side effects, and her work is getting statewide attention.

Kate Miller’s son, Cody, took his life in 2007 — 17 days after beginning a regiment of Singulair to treat seasonal allergies. Cody was an underclassman at Queensbury High School.

May 31, 2011
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