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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

Representing the 21st District of New York

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September 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law legislation to expedite the professional licensure process for spouses of active duty military personnel transferred to New York who are licensed to practice in another state.

August 18, 2016 Press Release

 Ogdensburg, NY – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) toured the Ogdensburg International Airport facility and held a media availability following her tour at the Port of Ogdensburg. The Ogdensburg International Airport runway extension project was made possible with a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant.

August 17, 2016 Press Release

Plattsburgh, NY – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) hosted a transportation roundtable in Plattsburgh at the North Country Chamber of Commerce with many area leaders. Congresswoman Stefanik discussed her work to pass the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act and issues important to the region.

August 12, 2016 Press Release

Chateaugay, NY – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) visited Jericho Rise Wind Farm yesterday, a new site being constructed to bring renewable energy to the towns of Bellmont and Chateaugay. Congresswoman Stefanik’s office assisted in the permitting process for this wind farm with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

August 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro:

July 29, 2016 Press Release

Plattsburgh, NY – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) hosted a roundtable in Plattsburgh at the North Country Chamber of Commerce with many area leaders to discuss progress made on issues that are important to our Northern border, including commerce, tourism and funding for the Department of Homeland Security.

July 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Co-Chair of the Congressional STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Caucus, announced the 2016 NY-21 Congressional App Challenge. The Congressional App Challenge is open to all K-12 students in New York’s 21st Congressional District.

July 18, 2016 Press Release

Glens Falls, N.Y. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) announced that her office is sponsoring 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.

July 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) released the following statement after the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced that they have extended the public comment period for the po

July 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) introduced the Precision Farming Act of 2016 -- legislation to increase access to broadband connectivity for our rural farmers.

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In The News

April 30, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, said her first experience with the process of a committee debating, amending and rewriting a major federal spending bill was surprising.

The House Armed Services Committee began "markup," as the process is called, of the National Defense Authorization Act at 10 a.m. Wednesday and continued through 5 a.m. Thursday, she said.

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. 

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