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Newcomb Bell Choir Performs in Albany

The Newcomb Central School District’s bell choir is pictured with Senator Betty Little in Albany.  Led by Director Zhanna Pendell, the group performed a concert in the Concourse on Monday, March 12 as part of the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) “Music in Our Schools Month” celebration.

March 12, 2012
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Washington County agriculture and food focus of Albany meeting

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE FOCUS OF ALBANY MEETING -- Jennifer Small, owner of Flying Pigs Farm, Jill Hamilton, a crew leader at Slack Hollow Farm, and Scott Keyes of the New York Farm Bureau were in Albany Tuesday, March 6 participating in Cornell University’s LEAD New York program designed to build strong leaders for New York’s food and agriculture industry.&nbsp

March 9, 2012
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Forest rangers rescue hiker from Mount Marcy

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February 22, 2012

DEC forest rangers locate man after frigid night on mountain

February 23, 2012
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February 23, 2012
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Public hearings on state mandate relief coming up

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February 20, 2012

February 21, 2012
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Lincoln Center on stage at Senate Tourism Committee Meeting

Lincoln Center President Reynold Levy was the featured speaker at a recent New York State Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks & Recreation Committee meeting in Albany.

February 14, 2012
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February 13, 2012
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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. Little, Chair 12 Noon, Monday, February 13, 2012 Room 309 LOB

February 13, 12:00 PM - 12:36 PM
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Senate OKs Town Speed Limit Mandate Relief Legislation

The State Senate today approved legislation that would authorize towns to set speed limits within their own jurisdictions.  Current law requires most towns to petition the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) to do so but exempt villages, cities and about 80 towns with large populations.

February 7, 2012
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Meeting of the minds

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February 6, 2012

February 6, 2012
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February 6, 2012
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February 6, 2012
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February 6, 2012
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February 2, 2012
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February 1, 2012
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February 1, 2012
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Senate Approves 'Piggy-Back' Procurement Bill

               Legislation sponsored by Senator Betty Little that would allow local governments to cooperatively purchase, or piggy-back, on contracts already approved for other government agencies was approved today with the full support of the State Senate.

January 31, 2012
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Senator Little votes to expand DNA databank to protect New Yorkers

        Senator Betty Little today voted in favor of legislation that would dramatically improve the effectiveness of New York’s criminal justice system by requiring individuals convicted of all crimes, felonies and misdemeanors, submit a DNA sample for the state’s databank.  Current law requires DNA be collected from criminals convicted under about half of New York’s penal laws.

January 31, 2012
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Senate OKs Bill For Removal of Disruptive Campground Guests

            The State Senate today approved legislation that would aid campgrounds wanting to remove disruptive guests.

January 30, 2012
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January 27, 2012
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