Washington, DC – This week, the Center for Effective Lawmaking ranked Congresswoman Stefanik in the top ten most effective Republican lawmaker in the 116th Congress, and as the most effective Republican lawmaker for commerce policy which impacts small businesses, workers, and entrepreneurs.

“Every day, I work tirelessly to deliver results to my constituents in the North Country. I am proud to be among the top 10 most effective Republican lawmakers in the entire House of Representatives, and I am especially proud to be the most effective Republican lawmaker in supporting policy relative to small businesses and economic growth.” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “Since taking office, but especially since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have delivered significant funding and commonsense solutions to support North Country small businesses and our local economies, modernize our workforce, and empower entrepreneurs and workers across our district.”

In the 116th Congress (January 2019 – January 2021), Congresswoman Stefanik delivered billions of federal dollars to the North Country for infrastructure and rural airports, Head Start Programs, small businesses, farmers, hospitals and healthcare centers, local Chambers of Commerce, and county and local governments.

Additionally, Congresswoman Stefanik earned her title as the most effective Republican lawmaker for commerce in the 116th Congress by introducing and supporting various pieces of legislation to increase economic growth, including but not limited to:

  • Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act
  • Chips for America Act
  • Local Chamber, Tourism, and 501(c)(6) Protection Act
  • Elevating America’s Workforce Act
  • The Modern Worker Empowerment Act
  • Paycheck Protection for Producers Act
  • $99 million for rural broadband through the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund
  • Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
  • Save Our Stages Act
  • Back to Work Child Care Grants Act of 2020

Read the Center for Effective Lawmaking’s full report here.