Washington, D.C – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement commending Senator Patty Ritchie for securing $650,000 in funding to help Fort Drum:

“Fort Drum is critical to our North Country community and economy, and I commend Senator Ritchie for her work to secure this important funding,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “Anything we can do to help this installation and the brave men and women who serve in the 10th Mountain Division is important to our community and I am so glad to have partners like Senator Ritchie in the State Legislature to help protect Fort Drum.”