WASHINGTON – Late last evening, the House of Representatives approved a bipartisan amendment authored by Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) to appropriate $8.4 million in fiscal year 2019 for the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP). The House Appropriations Committee had recommended a funding level of just $4.4 million.
Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik (NY-21) today announced the reintroduction of the Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act, legislation to protect New York’s natural resources from the threat of invasive species.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) voted in support of H.R. 50 – the Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act, legislation to improve the regulatory process by closing loopholes found in existing law and better account for the true costs imposed by federal regulations.
Plattsburgh, NY – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement on the news that Vapor Stone Rail Systems, a division of Wabtec Corporation, is expanding its operation in Plattsburgh:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement:
Queensbury, NY – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) toured West Mountain Health Services of Hudson Headwaters Health Network in Queensbury. After the tour, she was presented with the Distinguished Community Health Center Champion Award by the Community Health Center Association of New York State (CHCANYS) for her leadership funding Community Health Centers.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Co-Chair of the Congressional STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Caucus, announced the 2018 NY-21 Congressional App Challenge. The Congressional App Challenge is open to all K-12 students in New York’s 21st Congressional District.
Washington, DC –Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) has cosponsored H.R. 6031, the PRINT Act. The PRINT Act would suspend new tariffs currently being imposed on imported uncoated groundwood paper from Canada, which is the primary source of newsprint and other paper used by domestic newspapers, book publishers and commercial printers.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) was selected by Speaker Paul Ryan to serve on the bipartisan, bicameral House-Senate conference committee charged with resolving differences over the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This is her fourth consecutive year being chosen for this assignment.
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued a statement following the House immigration vote. Congresswoman Stefanik voted in support of this compromise legislation today to address DACA, border security and the separation of families at our border.