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Salmon River High School Band performs in Albany

Salmon River Rocks the House – The Salmon River High School Band performed in Albany Wednesday, March 20, 2013, participating in the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) “Music in Our Schools” program.  Under the direction of their conductor, Mrs. Cindy Healy, the students performed several rock songs, including Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven, for an audience in the Concourse of the Empire Plaza at the State Capital.

March 22, 2013
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Senate OKs bill allowing towns to set speed limits

      The State Senate today approved legislation that would allow towns to set maximum speed limits on local roads.  Currently, cities, villages and towns with populations of 50,000 or greater can do so without New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) approval.

March 13, 2013
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Lucky Strike Lanes Lobbies Lawmaker

Scott McLaughlin of Lucky Strike Lanes is pictured in Albany with Senator Betty Little on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.  McLaughlin was advocating on behalf of the New York State Bowling Proprietors Association and discussed issues including the proposed minimum wage increase, vendor fees for video lottery terminals and civil liability concerns.

March 12, 2013
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David Lloyd, past director of Lake George Opera, posthumously honored in Albany

            David Lloyd, a renowned tenor and past director of the Lake George Opera, was honored by the State Legislature this past week.  The Senate and Assembly adopted resolutions recognizing Lloyd’s opera career and lifetime contributions to the arts.

March 8, 2013
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Senate approves IRONMAN Lake Placid Bill

            The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Betty Little that authorizes out-of-state health care professionals to provide care to athletes competing in IRONMAN Lake Placid.

March 6, 2013
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Little, Senate colleagues propose plan to boost agriculture

            A bipartisan group of state senators has proposed a plan to strengthen New York’s agricultural industry by providing targeted tax relief and increasing state financial support for programs expanding markets for New York-grown products.

March 6, 2013
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Senate Approves IRONMAN Lake Placid Bill

            The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Betty Little that authorizes out-of-state health care professionals to provide care to athletes competing in IRONMAN Lake Placid.

March 6, 2013
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Little Seeks Tax Relief for Families in State Budget

             Senator Betty Little today joined her colleagues in proposing the 2013 Family Tax Relief Act. The plan would increase existing child tax credits and the state’s dependent exemption for income taxes and restore funding for the STAR rebate check.

March 4, 2013
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The Cirque is coming

Proctors Announces Five-Year Partnership to be the Summer Home for Cirque Éloize Performances and Educational Camps

February 27, 2013
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MINORITY/WOMAN-OWNED BUSINESS CERTIFICATION FOCUS OF FORUM

        Minority and woman-owned businesses interested in learning how to become certified to do business with New York State are invited to attend a public forum in Lake Placid on Friday March 1.  The meeting is being co-hosted by Senator Betty Little, Empire State Development and the Adirondack Economic Development Corporation.

February 22, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Senator Elizabeth O'C. Little, Chair 9:30 AM, Thursday , February 28, 2013 Room 309 LOB

February 28, 9:30 AM - 9:38 AM
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Youth bureau lobbies in Albany

Youth bureau lobbies in Albany – Members of the Washington County Youth Bureau are pictured with Senator Betty Little on Tuesday, February 12 in Albany.  The students met with Little to discuss funding for youth programs, gun control and raising the state’s minimum wage.  Pictured from left are: Emily Campbell, Erica Reynolds, Kassondra Ambrosi, Program Coordinator Kevin Ely, Senator Little and Phil Hicks.

February 13, 2013
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2013-2014 Executive Budget Proposal Information

Governor Andrew Cuomo has just unveiled his new Executive Budget Proposal -- marking the beginning of the State Budget negotiation and adoption process for the 2013-2014 Fiscal Year.  

February 1, 2013
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Owens to press for Salmon River dredging

Press-Republican

January 30, 2013

January 30, 2013
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Emergency extended in Malone

Press-Republican

January 29, 2013

January 30, 2013
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Little reappointed chair of Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee

          State Senator Betty Little has been reappointed chair of the Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee for the 2013-14 legislative session, a position she has held the past two years.

January 25, 2013
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Aspects of governor's budget raise concerns

Press-Republican

January 24, 2013

January 24, 2013
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January 24, 2013
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Coping with the new gun law

Press-Republican

January 23, 2013

January 23, 2013
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