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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.