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March 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) applauded the announcement by Empire State Development (ESD) that New York will participate in the Opportunity Zone program created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) cosponsored H.R. 5124, the Community Action Opioid Response Act. This bipartisan legislation would establish the Community Action Opioid Response Grant as a competitive grant program within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), administered through the Office of Community Services.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) spoke on the House floor in recognition of the hard work and dedication shown by North Country Olympians at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Click here for video of her remarks; a transcript follows below.

March 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement applauding the news that Lake Placid was selected to host the 2023 World University Games:

February 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Annie Kuster (D-NH-02) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers called on the governors of New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York to support the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC).

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) and A. Donald McEachin (D-VA-04) introduced the Military Spouse Employment Act of 2018, bipartisan legislation which aims to increase resources and expand job opportunities for military spouses, who frequently face challenges as a result of their spouses’ service.

February 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) announced that she is cosponsoring two bills -- H.R. 4909, STOP School Violence Act of 2018 and H.R. 4811, Securing Our Schools Act of 2018 – to better protect our students in schools.

February 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) and Eric Swalwell (D-CA-15) have introduced the bipartisan Expanding Wounded in Action Notification Act, a bill requiring that Members of Congress be notified whenever a constituent serving in the armed forces is seriously wounded and hospitalized while on active duty.

February 26, 2018 Press Release

Watertown, NY – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) announced the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for New York’s 21st District. The Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students in NY-21.

February 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Member of the House Armed Services Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, has returned from a Congressional Delegation visit to Latvia, Estonia, and the Ukraine. The seven day CODEL took place from February 17th-24th; joining Rep. Stefanik was Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD-4).

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In The News

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.

March 2, 2015 In The News

WATERTOWN — Rep. Elise M. Stefanik said her decision to vote for a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security was not difficult.

“Every day of the week I will put the interests of the district first,” Ms. Stefanik said. “Plain and simple, I’m not going to vote to shut the government down. I’m not going to vote to shut down the Department of Homeland Security.”

February 21, 2015 In The News

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.

February 20, 2015 In The News

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.

February 9, 2015 In The News

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.

February 8, 2015 In The News

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.

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