Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) and her colleagues Rep. John Faso (R-NY-19) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-08) introduced the Violence Against Women Extension Act – a six-month clean extension of the expiring provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) cosponsored H.R. 6108, the Preserve America’s Battlefields Act. This legislation reauthorizes and increases funding for the Federal Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants Program – a critical resource for the restoration and preservation of historical battlefield sites.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) and a group of Republican lawmakers sent a letter urging House leadership to bring a bipartisan reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) to the House floor. The current law is set to expire on September 30th.
WASHINGTON - Today, Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) and Ted Lieu (D-CA-33) introduced the bipartisan U.S.-Israel Directed Energy Cooperation Act. The legislation authorizes the Department of Defense to carry out bilateral cooperation with Israel to develop directed energy capabilities that address threats to both nations.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) announced a series of Museums for America (MFA) Grants awarded to museums in New York’s 21st Congressional District by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The MFA Grant Program is the IMLS’s largest discretionary program for museums.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, voted in support of H.R. 1635 – the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act.
Glens Falls, NY – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) announced that her office is hosting several FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Workshops in New York’s 21st Congressional District. The AFG Program was created to enhance the ability of first responders to protect the health and safety of the public from fire and related hazards.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) applauded $625,000 in White House Drug Policy Office Awards to organizations across the district. These grants will provide local community coalitions with funding to prevent youth substance abuse, including prescription drugs, marijuana, tobacco, and alcohol abuse.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement after the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted that U.S. producers were not injured by foreign newsprint imports, nullifying tariffs on Canadian paper imports: