Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) has cosponsored the Rural Guard Act of 2016 – bipartisan legislation to reduce barriers to enlistment in the National Guard and Reserve for those who live in rural areas.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.:
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.
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CANTON - Rep. Elise M. Stefanik said meetings with heads of state across the Middle East gave her new perspective on the collaborative approach needed to tackle threats from radical groups such as the Islamic State.
U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, visited the Middle East this week to get perspective as the House Armed Services Committee prepares to hold hearings on President Obama’s request for authorization to fight Islamic State terrorists.
Warren County Democratic Chairwoman Lynne Boecher and Glens Falls Democratic Chairman Roy Thomas were among those who stopped to greet U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, on Saturday at an open house at the congresswoman’s Glens Falls office.
“I 100 percent wish her well. I think we have to work in concert,” said Boecher.
GLENS FALLS — The Glens Falls district office of U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, was overflowing Saturday, as she greeted guests and showed off the new digs located at 136 Glen St., the space formerly occupied by Rep. Bill Owens.