By CHRIS KNIGHT, Enterprise Senior Staff Writer POSTED: August 5, 2010
SARANAC LAKE - State Sen. Betty Little cast doubt this week on the prospects of the village becoming a city, saying the chances are slim without the support of the three towns and two counties that overlap the village boundaries.
"They can try to become a city, but looking at the big picture, the likelihood of it seems remote," Little told the Enterprise Tuesday.
Senator Betty Little joined a contingent of state and local officials for a tour of three Franklin County agricultural businesses.
One of the stops was Sustain Adirondacks which makes a variety of products including potato chips. Sustain Brand products are locally sourced within 300 miles or less. That means a majority of ingredients come from local farms, products are processed by local hands and sales and profits benefit farmers locally.
Senator Betty Little recently joined a contingent of state and local officials for a tour of three Franklin County agricultural businesses. One of the stops was Sustain Adirondacks, whose products are locally sourced within 300 miles are less. That means a majority of the ingredients come from local farms, the products are processed by local hands and sales and profits from the products benefit farmers locally.
Governor David A. Paterson today signed legislation that will immediately permit certified nurse practioners and advance emergency medical technicians to draw blood without direct physician supervision from motorists who are suspected of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
ALBANY -- Gov. David Paterson signed legislation Monday that expands the list of medical professionals authorized to draw blood from alleged drunken drivers without physician supervision, closing a loophole that has allowed some intoxicated motorists to escape prosecution.
Named in honor of 1932 Olympic Gold Medalist Jack Shea
The Assembly today gave final legislative approval of legislation that would close a legal loophole in New York State’s DWI laws that has allowed drunk drivers to escape prosecution. Assemblywomen Janet Duprey and Teresa Sayward and Senator Betty Little Little cosponsored the legislation, which has been a priority for the District Attorneys Association of the State of New York.
The New York State Senate today gave final legislative approval of legislation that would require a commission to review state statutes affecting local governments and provide recommendations to eliminate duplications.
The bill, sponsored by Senator Betty Little, passed the Assembly in February.
The state Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Betty Little that will allow out-of-state health care professionals to provide services for athletes competing in next month’s Lake Placid Ironman event.
By NATHAN BROWN, Enterprise Staff Writer POSTED: June 15, 2010
ELIZABETHTOWN - The $327 million in cuts to mental health and social services that the state Legislature passed Monday evening are expected to have a $350,000 annual impact on Essex County, according to county Manager Dan Palmer.
ALBANY, NY (06/11/2010)(readMedia)-- New York State Governor David A. Paterson and Vermont Governor Jim Douglas today broke ground on a new Lake Champlain Bridge spanning the lake between Crown Point, New York, and Addison, Vermont. The governors were joined at the site of the approach to the former bridge by state and local elected officials, local business leaders and community members to officially kick-off the start of construction of the new bridge.
By JESSICA COLLIER, Enterprise Staff Writer POSTED: May 25, 2010
LAKE PLACID - With quite a few broadband projects at various stages around the North Country, state Sen. Betty Little brought them all together recently to find out where broadband access in the area has been, where it is now and where it's going.
Cohosted by New York State CIO and State Senator Betty Little
ALBANY, NY (05/25/2010)(readMedia)-- On Friday, May 21, 2010, Dr. Melodie Mayberry-Stewart, New York State Chief Information Officer and Director of the New York State Office for Technology and New York State Senator Betty Little co-hosted a Broadband Summit to talk about closing the North Country digital divide.