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Little to chair Senate tourism committee

January 11, 2011
By NATHAN BROWN, Enterprise Staff Writer

State Sen. Betty Little, R-Queensbury, will chair the Senate's Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee this year.

Little also added a post on the Senate Finance Committee this year, and she will continue to serve on the Local Government Committee, which she chaired for a number of years before the Democrats won control of the Senate in 2008. The Republicans won the majority back in the 2010 elections.

"Tourism is a critically important economic driver in the North Country, so I'm pleased to have this opportunity to advocate for our region," Little said in a prepared statement. "I've served on this committee since being elected to the Senate and am confident I can hit the ground running."

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Sen. Betty Little speaks Friday at a Legislative Breakfast hosted by the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.
(Enterprise photo — Nathan Brown)

Little is also on the Civil Service and Pensions, Consumer Protection, Crime Victims, Crime and Corrections and Environmental Conservation committees.



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