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Sen. Little will have big say on APA Board appointments

JON ALEXANDER - jalexander@poststar.com | Posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 12:06 pm

April 5, 2011
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Beekmantown welcome center to reopen

Press-Republican, April 5, 2011

April 5, 2011
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April 4, 2011
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Local reps upbeat on N.Y. budget deal

ZEKE WRIGHT - Bennington Banner

Posted: 03/31/2011 10:50:14 PM EDT

JACKSON, N.Y. -- Local Republican representatives in the New York State Senate and Assembly had a cheerful outlook on Thursday after a late legislative session the night before which saw passage of the state's first on-time budget in five years.

April 4, 2011
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Local schools see some aid restored

April 1, 2011

By CHRIS KNIGHT and JESSICA COLLIER - Staff Writers , Adirondack Daily Enterprise

April 4, 2011
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Keeping the Commitment - Information on the 2011-12 State Budget

The New York State Senate has completed passage of the 2011-12 state budget one day prior to the April 1st budget deadline.  The budget, which has now received final approval by the Assembly, achieves the critically important goals of reducing state spending, not raising taxes and creating new private sector jobs.

To learn more about the State's new fiscally responsible budget plan, I encourage you to review the documents below. 

April 1, 2011
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Senator Little statement regarding 2011-12 budget adoption

            “The governor presented a budget in February with the clear expectation that the Legislature would work within his framework and complete the work by the April 1 deadline. Through negotiations and the budget subconference committee process, we reached an agreement with the Assembly and governor that includes some changes that are important to many of the groups and individuals I’ve heard from during the past two months.

March 30, 2011
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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
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Little: Prisons could fare better under latest budget plan

By MAURY THOMPSON--thompson@poststar.com | Posted: Monday, March 28, 2011 5:49 pm

Upstate communities with prisons may fare better under a closure plan administered by the governor than by a task force, state Sen. Elizabeth Little, R-Queensbury, said on Monday.

"So this way we have a little more flexibility and a little more input," said Little, who represents a Senate district with 10 state prisons.

March 29, 2011
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March 29, 2011
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Senate Approves Legislation for Saranac Lake Water Project

SENATE OKs SARANAC LAKE PLAN TO ALIENATE PARKLAND FOR WATER PROJECT

March 23, 2011
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Lake Placid Ironman Bill Clears Senate and Assembly

LAKE PLACID IRONMAN BILL HEADED TO GOVERNOR

            The State Senate today approved legislation that authorizes out-of-state health care professionals to provide services for athletes competing in the Lake Placid Ironman event.

March 21, 2011
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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
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Little: Senate, Assembly Propose Budget Amendments, Announce Conference Committees

LITTLE: SENATE, ASSEMBLY PROPOSE BUDGET AMENDMENTS

            The State Legislature took two steps this week toward completion of a budget that is due  April 1, the start of the new fiscal year.

March 16, 2011
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Queensbury Youth & Government Students Visit State Capitol

Queensbury Youth & Government Students Visit State Capitol

March 15, 2011
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Wiawaka founder, Mary Wiltsie Fuller, honored in Albany exhibit

NEW YORK STATE SENATE CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

Wiawaka founder, Mary Wiltsie Fuller, honored in Albany exhibit

March 11, 2011
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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
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Martens confirmed as DEC leader

March 9, 2011 - By MIKE LYNCH, Enterprise Outdoors Writer

The state Senate unanimously confirmed Joe Martens as the new commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Conservation Tuesday.

March 9, 2011
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March 4, 2011
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