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Little: Weakened Drug Law Puts Residents At Risk

Urges immediate repeal of Rockefeller reform provision

Senator Betty Little says a provision of the Rockefeller drug law reform adopted in this year’s budget and scheduled to take effect June 8 will effectively hide the records of many drug felons from criminal background check review.

June 1, 2009
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Local Government Consolidation Measure Takes First Major Step

For Release: May 27, 2009

Contact: Kate Glazer    (518) 455-2585 (Sen. Stewart-Cousins)Daniel MacEntee  (518) 455-2811 (Sen. Little)

May 27, 2009
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Stimulus money to renovate South Street

By MAURY THOMPSONthompson@poststar.com

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 1:16 AM EDT

GLENS FALLS - The Glens Falls Community Development Office will get $150,000 in federal stimulus funding, which it plans to use to make streetscape improvements near two buildings being renovated at opposite ends of South Street.

While the money is guaranteed, the plan for how to use it must still be approved by the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.

May 27, 2009
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Bill to merge local governments clears a hurdle

BY JAMES T. MADORE, Newsday

james.madore@newsday.com

10:03 PM EDT, May 26, 2009

ALBANY - A bill being pushed by state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to consolidate local governments cleared its first legislative hurdle Tuesday but not before some lawmakers raised objections.

Five members of the 20-member Assembly Local Governments Committee urged caution, saying the proposed petition process to abolish governments could be perverted by nonresidents.

May 27, 2009
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