• Stefanik Announces $1.5+ Million For Warren County Head Start Program

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik announced Warren County Head Start will receive a $1,524,949 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. The Head Start program provides comprehensive early childhood education and development services to promote school readiness for low-income children.
  • Stefanik Cosponsors Farm Workforce Modernization Act

    “North Country farmers have long advocated for a stable, reliable workforce to address their labor needs, and I have supported reforms to our broken H-2A system since my first term in Congress. I am proud to cosponsor this bipartisan bill once again – we need legislation that modernizes our agriculture labor program and provides clarity for our agricultural workforce.” said Congresswoman Stefanik.
  • Stefanik, Cartwright Introduce Legislation to Promote Native Plant Species, Senators Collins, Cantwell Lead in Senate

    “As Co-Chair of the House Invasive Species Caucus, I am proud to help reintroduce this legislation to combat the spread of invasive species and protect native plants within our diverse North Country ecosystems. Protecting native species is critical to maintaining natural landscapes, and this legislation will help preserve them for generations to come," said Congresswoman Stefanik.
  • Stefanik Announces SkyWest to Continue Essential Air Service into Ogdensburg

    “I am thrilled to announce that the Department of Transportation has once again selected SkyWest to provide their essential flight service in the North Country. This is a critical program that I have long advocated for each year, as it allows North Country residents to conveniently and more frequently travel, and attracts travelers to our region, while boosting small businesses and tourist areas.”
  • Stefanik Meets with New York Farm Bureau, Highlights Legislative Priorities Supporting North Country Agriculture

    “Our farmers are the backbone of our North Country economy, and they have continued to provide for our rural communities despite the challenges wrought by COVID-19. I will advocate for our North Country farmers as they seek to address longstanding labor issues, overcome the pandemic, expand trade options, and continue to produce wholesome product for our families and communities,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. During the meeting, Congresswoman Stefanik announced that she has sent a PDF iconletter to incoming Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to emphasize her support for USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program, which greatly helped address food insecurity in rural communities across the North Country. She also announced her support for the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, bipartisan legislation that she also supported in the 116th Congress to reform the H-2A agricultural guest worker program and create a merit-based visa program designed for agriculture. More information on that bill is available here.
  • Stefanik Announces $4 Million+ Grant for Washington County Economic Opportunity Council's Head Start Projects

    “I am very proud to announce that more than $4 million taxpayer dollars will return to the district to improve the education and development of children in Washington County. Community-based programs for kids are more important than ever, as the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in many North Country children missing out on in-person learning and tragically falling behind,” said Congresswoman Stefanik.

 
March 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik announced Warren County Head Start will receive a $1,524,949 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. The Head Start program provides comprehensive early childhood education and development services to promote school readiness for low-income children.

March 4, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is an original cosponsor of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, bipartisan legislation that would provide meaningful reform to the agricultural guest worker program and establish a merit-based visa program specifically designed for the agricultural sector.
March 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik voted against H.R. 1280 – Justice in Policing Act, and reemphasized her support of Senator Scott’s JUSTICE Act, which she cosponsored following the horrific death of George Floyd last year.