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LOWVILLE — Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, toured Lewis County on Wednesday, touting job creation and economic development and hailing the biomass industry as a potential growth sector for the north country.
U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, said her first experience with the process of a committee debating, amending and rewriting a major federal spending bill was surprising.
The House Armed Services Committee began "markup," as the process is called, of the National Defense Authorization Act at 10 a.m. Wednesday and continued through 5 a.m. Thursday, she said.
U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro. received 59 entries in the congressional student art contest, said Tom Flanagin, spokesman for the congresswoman.
The breakdown of entries by school district is as follows:
When I ran for Congress, I pledged to work my hardest on behalf of New York’s 21st District in Washington. Now that I am one hundred days into office, I am happy to report that we have hit the ground running on your behalf.
SARANAC LAKE — A tour of the St. Joseph’s Veterans Program gave Congresswoman Elise Stefanik a chance to meet with veterans recovering from PTSD and addiction.
She toured the Col. C. David Merkel residence halls here Wednesday and discussed successes and challenges with staff and residents.
Repealing the medical device tax is a women’s employment issue, said U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro.
“One thing that I’ve noticed is if you look at the employees at medical device manufacturers, a significant majority are women,” Stefanik said. “I think that’s important to note this tax is hurting companies that are employing a high number of women.”
Rep. Elise Stefanik has spent much of this month advocating to save Fort Drum from sequestration cuts. She also announced her support for a proposed New York Winter Olympic bid and skied during Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Winter Challenge.
WATERTOWN — The public outpouring of support for Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division during Friday’s listening session at Jefferson Community College was so great that even the post’s commander — a man who told himself he would remain impartial — was affected.