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.
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.
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.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) helped the House pass the Senate Amendment to the 21st Century Cures Act.
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.
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.
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.
Glens Falls, NY – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) announced that she will be sharing stories of North Country veterans on her Congressional website throughout the month of November in honor of Veterans Day.
Glens Falls, NY – Ahead of the Charles Evans Hughes Day celebration in Glens Falls, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) spoke on the House floor to commemorate his life of public service. Below is a transcript of her remarks, or for video, click here.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) has cosponsored H.R. 6207, the Improve VA Timing and Efficiency Act – legislation to allow the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award contracts to professional medical schedulers who have the resources and expertise to schedule veterans’ medical appointments.