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January 27, 2012
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Governor doesn’t like lawmakers’ district lines

Tri-Lakes impact would be minimal, but big changes proposed for St. Lawrence, Hamilton counties

January 27, 2012

January 27, 2012
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Lawmakers react to redistricting plan

JON ALEXANDER -- jalexander@poststar.com | Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2012 6:11 pm

Washington County would be split into three parts in the long-awaited redistricting plan released Thursday.

And the Adirondack Park could see its Senate contingent essentially double.

January 27, 2012
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Proposed state Assembly and Senate districts released

Press-Republican -- January 27, 2012

January 27, 2012
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Mandate relief for the long haul

New council chairman sees no quick end to cost-cutting efforts as panel starts mission
By RICK KARLIN, Capitol bureau

January 26, 2012
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Phone company gets new Adirondack cell towers going

JON ALEXANDER - jalexander@poststar.com | Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 5:07 pm

January 26, 2012
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Mandate Relief Council Meets in Albany -- Statewide Public Hearings to be Launched

      The state’s Mandate Relief Council today held its first meeting in Albany and will soon embark on a series of statewide public hearings to discuss and solicit ideas and proposals to reduce mandated statutory and regulatory burdens on school districts and local governments.

January 26, 2012
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Plattsburgh 'Reality Check' Students Advocate in Albany

PLATTSBURGH ‘REALITY CHECK’ ADVOCATES IN ALBANY – A group of Plattsburgh High School students met with Senator Betty Little while in Albany on Tuesday, January 24.  The students are members of Reality Check, a teen-led movement to counteract tobacco industry marketing.  Pictured from left are Devan Bushey, program assistant Erica Olmstead, Olivia Raugi-Chandler, Senator Little and Madison Bushey.  For mo

January 25, 2012
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: APPLY FOR FLOOD RELIEF NOW

The ongoing effort to recover and rebuild from the destruction of Irene and Lee continues.  Partnering with Governor Cuomo, I was pleased to support the creation of the New York State Flood Assistance Program this past December.

January 25, 2012
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Students hear from state legislators

Press-Republican January 23, 2012

REBECCA WEBSTER Press-Republican

January 23, 2012
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January 23, 2012
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January 19, 2012
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Cuomo budget would move Belleayre to ORDA

Press-Republican - January 18, 2012

January 18, 2012
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January 18, 2012
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Executive Budget Reaction Statement by Senator Betty Little

            “The governor’s executive budget reflects New York’s economic recovery,” said Senator Betty Little.  “The financial picture is improving slowly, there’s reason to be optimistic but a need to budget cautiously.

January 18, 2012
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Budget pushes schools on evaluation system

OMAR RICARDO AQUIJE oaquije@poststar.com and MAURY THOMPSON thompson@poststar.com | Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 9:03 am

School districts could receive an increase in state funding under Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2012-13 proposed budget, but only if they begin using a teacher and principal evaluation system.

To read more click HERE.

January 18, 2012
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Cuomo unveils state budget

Press-Republican

January 18, 2012

January 18, 2012
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Group's restoration efforts shine lights on Cole's Woods again

MAURY THOMPSON --thompson@poststar.com | Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2012 11:45 pm

GLENS FALLS -- In the late 1970s, the newly formed Friends of Cole's Woods raised $10,000 for lighting along the public cross-country ski trails next to Crandall Park.

January 13, 2012
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January 13, 2012
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Thurman could be site of high-tech tryout

JON ALEXANDER - jalexander@poststar.com | Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 5:41 pm

THURMAN -- The town could be at the cutting edge of a broadband revolution in a matter of months, and become a proving ground for the future of rural Internet access.

January 13, 2012
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