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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

Representing the 21st District of New York

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January 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) was sworn in to her second term representing New York’s 21st District in the United States Congress. She issued the following statement:

December 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement applauding the Administration’s announcement that Plan 2014 implementation will move forward:

December 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 6431 -- the Promoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016 – bipartisan legislation she co-introduced with Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH-02) that would solidify the preclearance agreement between the U.S. and Canada.

December 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), member of the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, has cosponsored H.R. 5956, the Youth Opioid Use Treatment Help (YOUTH) Act of 2016. The YOUTH Act would expand access to medication-assisted treatment for adolescents and young adults suffering from opioid dependence.

December 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Member of the House Armed Services Committee, helped the House pass the final conference report to the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that will pass both Chambers of Congress and be sent to the President.

December 2, 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 that Abi Gustafson and Andrew Meseck of the Northern Adirondack Central School District have been named the winners for the 2016 NY-21 Congressional App Challenge.

November 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) helped the House pass the Senate Amendment to the 21st Century Cures Act.

November 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) has cosponsored H.R. 2817, the National Historic Preservation Amendments Act -- legislation intended to preserve historical and archaeological sites across New York’s 21st district and the entire country.

November 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) and Mark Pocan (D-WI-02) introduced H.R. 6336 -- the bipartisan Broadband Connections for Rural Opportunities Program (B-CROP) Act to increase internet connectivity in rural communities through a combination of grants and loans.

November 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) voted in support of H.R. 6297, the Iran Sanctions Extension Act. This bipartisan legislation extends the Iran Sanctions Act for 10 years until 2026, and supports sanctions on Iran’s illicit weapons programs and ballistic missile development that were not suspended as part of the nuclear deal.


In The News

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.


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.

March 11, 2015 In The News

Fort Drum was the last stop for the three New York lawmakers who hit the road yesterday to strengthen their arguments against cuts in military spending. Republican Representatives Elise Stefanik, John Katko, and Richard Hanna toured the base to show that support for Fort Drum extends beyond New York's North Country.

March 11, 2015 In The News

FORT DRUM — A little more than a week before a scheduled hearing about potentially massive cuts at Fort Drum, Rep. Elise M. Stefanik said she looked forward to showing “the best of this community.”