Press Releases

September 1, 2020 Press Release

Essex County – After discussions with local Essex County elected officials and families who have lost loved ones, Congresswoman Stefanik immediately contacted the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to request their urgent federal assistance.

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August 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is cosponsoring the bipartisan COVID-19 Dependent Care Flexible Spending Arrangement Rollover Act, legislation that will prevent working families from losing funds for child care services due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 28, 2020 Press Release

Essex CountyToday, federal personnel from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) visited the Essex Center amid the recent COVID-19 outbreak. After discussions with local Essex County elected officials and families who have lost loved ones, Congresswoman Stefanik contacted CMS and requested their urgent federal assistance.

August 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, along with her House colleagues Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16), Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02), and Congressman Vincente Gonzalez (TX-15), introduced the Postal Service Emergency Assistance Act.

August 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is cosponsoring the Transparency in Chinese Government Investment Act, legislation to ensure that companies listing on U.S. exchanges are transparent about any connection to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP.)

August 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has announced $8,869,740 in Department of Transportation Airport Improvement Program grants to be awarded to Potsdam, Saratoga Springs, Saranac Lake, and Massena.

August 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is cosponsoring the Jobs and Childcare for Military Families Act, bipartisan legislation to incentivize the hiring of veterans and military spouses. Unemployment for military spouses is almost six times the national average, and the rising costs of quality childcare only contributes to this issue.

August 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has announced $6,827,000 in USDA Rural Development funding will be awarded to Saratoga Solar, LLC to support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. This funding will be used to purchase and install a 6.272 MW solar energy system. The system is estimated to produce enough electricity to power 765 homes in the area.

August 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, along with her House colleagues Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Congressman John Katko (NY-24), and Congresswoman Susan Wild (PA-07) led 92 other House colleagues in advocating for the next COVID-19 relief package to include $1.1 billion for programs that support older Americans.

August 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released the below statement following the Department of Justice opening an investigation into nursing home deaths in New York State during COVID-19:

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