Press Releases

August 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is a cosponsor of the Emergency Assistance for Safe Elections (EASE) Act, legislation that helps states ensure those who want to vote in person can do so safely. It provides $400 million in funding for state and local election administrators, for a variety of election purposes including:

August 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik announced over $11 million in USDA Rural Development funding for the North Country through USDA’s Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program. The Town of Cape Vincent will receive over $7 million and the Town of Massena will receive over $4 million in funding.

August 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is a cosponsor of the Local Journalism Sustainability Act, legislation that proposes a series of tax credits aimed at bolstering local newspapers and media in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is cosponsoring the 21st Century Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, which would permit electronic notification with respect to certain lease terminations by members of the uniformed services.

July 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is cosponsoring a bill that will direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to appoint at least one licensed hearing aid specialist at each VAMC and prescribe the technical qualifications for the licensed hearing aid specialists.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik voted in favor today of Sami’s Law, a bill requiring safety measures for easier ride-sharing vehicle identification by riders. Samantha Josephson was a 21-year-old student at the University of South Carolina who was tragically killed after she got into a car she thought was her Uber ride.

July 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.: Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is introducing a bipartisan Resolution along with Congressmen Ron Kind (D-WI), Brian Mast (R-FL), and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

July 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C: Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is cosponsoring the Back to Work Child Care Grants Act of 2020, legislation led by Congressman Tom Reed. This bipartisan legislation will ensure child-care providers across the country receive critical federal support in order to serve hardworking families.

July 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Governor Cuomo falsely attacked the North Country and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik.

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