WASHINGTON – Late last evening, the House of Representatives approved a bipartisan amendment authored by Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) to appropriate $8.4 million in fiscal year 2019 for the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP). The House Appropriations Committee had recommended a funding level of just $4.4 million.
Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik (NY-21) today announced the reintroduction of the Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act, legislation to protect New York’s natural resources from the threat of invasive species.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) voted in support of H.R. 50 – the Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act, legislation to improve the regulatory process by closing loopholes found in existing law and better account for the true costs imposed by federal regulations.