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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

Representing the 21st District of New York

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May 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) helped the House pass six bipartisan pieces of legislation aimed at protecting children from abuse and combating the epidemic of human trafficking:

May 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) and Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL-11) led a letter with 70 of their colleagues to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt concerning the recent dismissal of several members of the EPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors.

May 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) helped the House pass several important measures to support our law enforcement in recognition of “National Police Week.”

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) cosponsored H.R.2268 – the Empowering Educators to Prevent Trafficking Act.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Representatives Chris Collins (NY-27), John Katko (NY-24), Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and Elise Stefanik (NY-21) are urging Governor Cuomo to take swift action in requesting the assistance of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to deliver relief to Lake Ontario shoreline and St. Lawrence River property owners.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) and her colleagues on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce passed H.R. 2353 -- the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps.

May 10, 2017 Press Release

Jefferson County, NY – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Member of the House Armed Services Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, toured the Fort Drum healthcare system with Lieutenant General Nadja West, United States Army Surgeon General and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Medical Command.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) released the following statement in support of the American Health Care Act – legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare with reforms to lower costs and increase access for North Country families and businesses.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill passed the House of Representatives with Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s (R-NY-21) initiative to expand access to Pell Grants year-round included. More information on the Omnibus can be found here.


In The News

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.”

March 9, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Three Republican members of Congress from Central and Northern New York say they will work together to protect Fort Drum and the 174th Attack Wing at Hancock Field from personnel losses in future Pentagon budget cuts.

March 9, 2015 In The News

WATERTOWN — U.S. Reps. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, Richard Hanna, R-Utica, and John Katko, R-Syracuse, will tour Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse and the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Drum on Tuesday.