Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik announced today that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $400,000 to the Lake Champlain – Lake George Regional Planning Board and $150,000 to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe. This CARES Act Recovery Assistance funding will be used to update economic development plans and fortify programs to assist communities in responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

“This CARES Act funding will be very helpful in revitalizing our communities in Lake George and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe community,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “I was proud to vote in favor of the CARES Act, which continues to bring much needed direct funding to our communities as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen their economies. I will continue to advocate in Congress for programs like these that provide direct assistance to our North Country communities.”