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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

Representing the 21st District of New York

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June 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) helped the House pass H.R. 2353 – the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

June 22, 2017 Press Release

Plattsburgh, NY – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) commended Joel Wood on his new position as Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) project coordinator for the City of Plattsburgh. Mr. Wood is currently a Constituent Liaison in Congresswoman Stefanik’s Plattsburgh Office and has worked for Congresswoman Stefanik since March of 2015.

June 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, led by Chairwoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and Ranking Member Jim Langevin (D-RI), passed their Subcommittee mark for the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act. This language will now move to the full House Armed Services Committee for consideration next week.

June 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) helped the House pass a series of bills to improve foster care programs for children nationwide, including reforms to help those affected by the nationwide opioid epidemic.

June 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s (R-NY-21) announced that her legislation – H.R. 2482, the Federal Perkins Loan Extension Act of 2017, picked up its 52nd cosponsor. The bipartisan legislation extends the Federal Perkins Loan Program for a period of two years.

June 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement on the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia:

June 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) voted in support of S. 1094 – the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act.

June 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) helped the House pass H.R. 2274, the HYPE Act – bipartisan legislation to cut red tape in the construction permitting process for hydropower projects and incentivize greater investment in hydropower.

June 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement applauding an announcement by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) of a $1,115,000 grant to New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation as part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI):

June 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) voted in support of H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act.

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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.

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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.

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.”

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