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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

Representing the 21st District of New York

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May 25, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) introduced two pieces of legislation to help combat and raise awareness about the threat invasive species pose to our ecosystems. Click here to watch her remarks announcing these initiatives on the House floor.

May 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Support Our Military Caregivers Act unopposed by voice vote. This legislation authored by Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) would reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Family Caregiver Program to help better support family members caring for seriously wounded veterans.

May 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), member of the House Armed Services Committee and Vice-Chair of the Subcommittee on Readiness, released the following statement after the House passed the FY17 NDAA last night:

May 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Today during floor debate for the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) spoke in opposition to an amendment that was offered that would have limited the ability of the Department of Defense to use alternative energy.

May 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs unanimously passed Congresswoman Stefanik’s legislation, H.R. 3989 -- the Support Our Military Caregivers Act. Congresswoman Stefanik introduced this bipartisan legislation in November of last year.

May 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) joined Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX-13) and House Republican Leadership at a press conference to discuss her work to develop the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and the importance of funding our military readiness.

May 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) spoke on the House floor to recognize National Police Week on behalf of the residents of New York’s 21st District. Below is a transcript of Congresswoman Stefanik’s remarks, or for video, click here.

May 14, 2016 Press Release

Glens Falls, N.Y. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement on the announcement that USA Luge will keep its headquarters in Lake Placid, N.Y.:

May 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) has cosponsored H.R. 4640 -- the Veteran Suicide Prevention Act. This bipartisan legislation would direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to complete a publicly available review of the deaths of all covered veterans who died by suicide during the preceding five-year period.

May 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) voted in support of H.R. 5046 -- the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act. This bipartisan legislation would address the four corners of addiction: prevention, treatment, recovery, and law enforcement.

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In The News

April 29, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro. received 59 entries in the congressional student art contest, said Tom Flanagin, spokesman for the congresswoman.

The breakdown of entries by school district is as follows:

April 16, 2015 In The News

When I ran for Congress, I pledged to work my hardest on behalf of New York’s 21st District in Washington. Now that I am one hundred days into office, I am happy to report that we have hit the ground running on your behalf.

April 9, 2015 In The News

SARANAC LAKE — A tour of the St. Joseph’s Veterans Program gave Congresswoman Elise Stefanik a chance to meet with veterans recovering from PTSD and addiction.

She toured the Col. C. David Merkel residence halls here Wednesday and discussed successes and challenges with staff and residents.

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April 8, 2015 In The News

Repealing the medical device tax is a women’s employment issue, said U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro.

“One thing that I’ve noticed is if you look at the employees at medical device manufacturers, a significant majority are women,” Stefanik said. “I think that’s important to note this tax is hurting companies that are employing a high number of women.”

March 28, 2015 In The News

Rep. Elise Stefanik has spent much of this month advocating to save Fort Drum from sequestration cuts. She also announced her support for a proposed New York Winter Olympic bid and skied during Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Winter Challenge.

March 21, 2015 In The News

WATERTOWN — The public outpouring of support for Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division during Friday’s listening session at Jefferson Community College was so great that even the post’s commander — a man who told himself he would remain impartial — was affected.

March 20, 2015 In The News

CLAYTON — Representatives from four upstate congressional districts showed their support for Fort Drum on Thursday during a reception at the Antique Boat Museum — a feat Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, called “historic.”

March 20, 2015 In The News

he entire New York congressional delegation is supporting an effort spearheaded by U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik to protect Fort Drum, home of the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division, ahead of a listening session Friday on the future of the base. 

March 19, 2015 In The News

Canadian and U.S. officials are working to pass legislation in both countries to offer a preclearance process and reduce wait times for travelers at border-crossing areas.

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