“Governor Cuomo’s proposed budget is much of what I expected with a continued focus on the economy and a commitment to not increase taxes. The less than two percent spending increase reflects the fact that revenues are still weak. The good news is the size of this year’s budget deficit is much more manageable than the previous two indicating that our current budget has been fiscally responsible.
“The vast majority of constituents who called and emailed my office did so in opposition to the proposed gun control measures. I think we should have taken more time to consider the impact of the legislation on those who have been and would continue to be lawful in their ownership and use of firearms.
The Kingsbury Fire Department is collecting items to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Firefighters who have responded to devastated areas said the following items are needed: bottled water, flashlights, batteries, non-perishable food, cat food, dog food, baby items such as baby food, clothing and diapers, garbage bags, blankets, construction gloves, shovels, bleach, and rakes.
Senator Betty Little met with the Glens Falls Boy Scout Troop 2 to talk about her motivation to serve in public office and the role and responsibilities of a New York State Senator. The boys asked questions of the senator to fulfill a requirement to advance to their next rank.
Senator Betty Little is pictured with Kay Tomasi at the counter of Jacko’s Corner, an old-fashioned soda fountain located on the corner of Main Street and East Broadway in Salem, Washington County. Pictured behind the counter are operators Justin and Theresa Rushinski who worked with Kay to restore the soda fountain back to its former glory.
Senator Betty Little attended a conference in Albany on Tuesday, August 28, 2012, to discuss Governor Cuomo's new heritage promotion initiative, the Path Through History program. The conference brought together stakeholders from across the state to discuss regional opportunities to promote New York's history and attract more tourists. Senator Little is pictured talking with Heather Mabee, Saratoga-Capital Region Parks Commission chairwoman.
(Ticonderoga, NY) New York State Senator Betty Little recently received Fort Ticonderoga’s “Outstanding Citizen” Award at the Fort’s annual Midsummer Gala on August 4. The award was presented to Senator Little by Peter S. Paine, Jr., Chairman of the Fort Ticonderoga Association. Senator Little was honored for her support to Fort Ticonderoga and overall advocacy for cultural affairs and tourism in the region and state.