Sen. Little starts 9th term

State Sen. Betty Little is administered the oath of office by Janet DiFiore, chief judge of the state Court of Appeals, in the state Senate Chamber on Wednesday. Little was joined by her son David and grandson Matthew, holding the Bible. Little begins her ninth term in the State Senate, where she now serves as the ranking member on the Education Committee, as well as on the Rules, Finance, Health, Environmental Conservation, Housing, New York City Education and Women’s Health committees. (Photo provided)