Betty Little http://wamc.org en Senate Task Force On Heroin And Opioid Addiction Holds Hearing In Plattsburgh http://wamc.org/post/senate-task-force-heroin-and-opioid-addiction-holds-hearing-plattsburgh <p></p><p></p><p>The New York State Senate created a Task Force on Heroin on Opioid Addiction in mid-March. Members have been holding forums across the state. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 89068 at http://wamc.org Senate Task Force On Heroin And Opioid Addiction Holds Hearing In Plattsburgh Adirondack Lawmakers Offer Views On Education Budget http://wamc.org/post/adirondack-lawmakers-offer-views-education-budget <p></p><p>At a public meeting hosted by EDC Warren County at Crandall Library in Glens Falls, State Senator Betty Little and Assemblyman Dan Stec, both Republicans, answered questions and offered their thoughts on what is included — and what is not included — in Governor Cuomo’s budget proposal, and other matters facing lawmakers this year.</p><p></p><p>While the discussion covered topics ranging from infrastructure to the SAFE Act, the majority of the conversation focused on education.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:20:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 84378 at http://wamc.org Adirondack Lawmakers Offer Views On Education Budget Adirondack Senator Discusses Effort To Open Ski Museum In North Creek http://wamc.org/post/adirondack-senator-discusses-effort-open-ski-museum-north-creek <p></p><p>State Senator Betty Little is leading an effort to establish a museum showcasing the history of skiing in New York in the town of North Creek, home of Gore Mountain.</p><p></p><p>WAMC's Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard spoke with Senator Little about the ongoing effort.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 23:20:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 80684 at http://wamc.org Adirondack Senator Discusses Effort To Open Ski Museum In North Creek Lawmakers push Amtrak for bike baggage cars http://wamc.org/post/lawmakers-push-amtrak-bike-baggage-cars <p>New York’s senior United States Senator is trying to use his clout to convince Amtrak to accommodate bicyclists on trains to Albany, Saratoga Springs and the North Country. &nbsp;<br><br>Anyone who takes Amtrak from Boston to Portland knows about the railroad's "Bring Your Bicycle On Board" program. U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer says it makes good economic sense to roll the initiative out on Amtrak's Adirondack and Ethan Allen Trains as well.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 19:33:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 67220 at http://wamc.org Lawmakers push Amtrak for bike baggage cars Businesses Question State Reps at Business Forum http://wamc.org/post/businesses-question-state-reps-business-forum <p></p><p></p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:26:27 +0000 Pat Bradley 58943 at http://wamc.org Businesses Question State Reps at Business Forum