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.
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
"Information is the currency of democracy." -- Thomas Jefferson
With our State clearly facing serious fiscal and economic challenges, it's important for all New Yorkers to get the facts about Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed Executive Budget for 2011-2012.
My Senate colleagues and I have begun carefully reviewing the Governor's plan to determine its potential impact on taxpayers, our local communities, and New York's economic future. You can help play a role in this process by reviewing the budget briefing documents below, and then providing me with your feedback on the plan.
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.
A mandate relief redesign team formed in January by Governor Andrew Cuomo to examine and make recommendations to reduce the burden of unfunded mandates on local governments and schools issued its first report yesterday.
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.
February 23, 2011 - By NATHAN BROWN, Enterprise Staff Writer
In 2009, the town of Newcomb had to pay a $1,000 fine to the state because the town didn't notify the town 30 days before the town applied to renew the liquor license for the town golf course.