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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

Representing the 21st District of New York

Press Releases

March 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik will co-chair the Northern Border Caucus for the 116th Congress along with Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26.) The Caucus includes a bipartisan group of House Members who will spearhead the effort to address policies central to the United States-Canada partnership.

March 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has cosponsored the Dairy Pride Act, which was reintroduced today. This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the sale of any food that uses the market name of a dairy product but does not come from an animal, and does not contain milk as a primary ingredient.

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March 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and her Republican colleagues Rep. Will Hurd (TX-23), Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13), and Rep. Steve Stivers (OH-15) reintroduced a clean, one-year extension of the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), landmark legislation to protect victims of domestic abuse.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and Congresswoman Val Deming’s bipartisan Vladimir Putin Transparency Act passed the House. This legislation instructs U.S. intelligence to collect and submit a report to Congress on Putin and his allies’ financial assets and secretive networks. This bill has been vetted by bipartisan national security experts.

March 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has cosponsored the Guarding Congressional Authority Act. This legislation aims to restore congressional authority during any future national emergency declarations, end the politicization that comes with them, and reform the existing National Emergencies Act.

March 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In case you missed it, the Watertown Daily Times’ Sunday editorial focused on Congresswoman Stefanik’s disapproval vote of the President’s national emergency declaration and her independent judgement, regardless of which party occupies the White House.

February 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik introduced the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act along with Rep. Cheri Bustos, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, and Rep. Morgan Griffith. This legislation would void forced arbitration agreements that prevent survivors of sexual harassment from receiving the justice they deserve.

February 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has cosponsored the VA Hiring Enhancement Act. This legislation will help reduce VA physician vacancies by leveling the playing field for the VA hiring process and making hiring guidelines more consistent with already established requirements.

February 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released the following statement on H.R. 8 and Governor Cuomo’s gun legislation that he signed earlier this week:

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