Press Releases

April 17, 2020 Press Release

Saratoga, NY – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is cosponsoring the Eliminating Barriers to Rural Internet Development Grant Eligibility (E-BRIDGE) Act, legislation to ensure rural communities have access to Economic Development Administration (EDA) grants in order to develop high-speed broadband access during the COVID-19 crisis.

April 17, 2020 Press Release

Saratoga, NY – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has announced $3,458,374 in Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding through the CARES Act will be provided to the City of Glens Falls. This funding will support operating expenses necessary to maintain operational ability, system readiness, and respond to community transit needs during the COVID-19 emergency and after.

April 17, 2020 Press Release

Saratoga, NY – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requesting that they prioritize funding for nursing homes, especially those in COVID-19 “hot spots”, to meet their needs.

April 17, 2020 Press Release

Saratoga, NY – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik bipartisan members of the New York delegation in sending a letter to House Leadership requesting that phase 4 of Congress’ response to the COVID-19 crisis includes an expansion of the state stabilization fund from the CARES Act for direct funding to local governments and counties, regardless of population.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

Saratoga, NY – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is highlighting the recently announced U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation “Save Small Business Grant Fund.” This important program provides $5,000 grants to small business owners who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The application will go live on the U.S.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

Saratoga, NY – Today, President Trump announced Congresswoman Elise Stefanik will be serving on the bipartisan Task Force on Reopening the Economy, focused on restarting the economy after the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic is contained.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

Saratoga, NY – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released the below statement following reports that the Paycheck Protection Program will run out of funds today:

April 15, 2020 Press Release

Saratoga, NY – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has announced over $26 million in funding for NY-21 colleges and universities from the CARES Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over half will go to students in the form of financial aid grants. A full breakdown is below.

April 15, 2020 Press Release

Saratoga, NY – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has announced over $5.9 million in grant funding for North Country Airports. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently announced the CARES Act Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant allocations, totaling $9.1 billion for airports across the United States.

April 15, 2020 Press Release

Saratoga, NY – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik sent a letter to Congressional Leadership requesting additional flexibility for seasonal businesses when calculating their average payroll for Paycheck Protection Program loans, ensuring the maximum amount they are eligible for is not weighed down by weeks they are not in operation.

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