Glens Falls, NY – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement of over $30 million in new broadband grants for the North Country:

“Increasing access to broadband is a key economic priority for our region and I applaud this grant announcement from Governor Cuomo,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “I will continue to work in Congress to develop our broadband capabilities so that we can increase commerce and grow opportunities for families across our district.”

Congresswoman Stefanik provided a letter of support for the $5,996,010 grant award to Mohawk Networks LLC. Additionally, she recently signed a letter to President Trump, urging him to include investments in rural broadband connectivity in his forthcoming infrastructure proposal.