Glens Falls, N.Y. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement applauding the U.S. Navy’s decision to award a contract to MetalCraft Marine in Cape Vincent, N.Y.:

“This is great news for our North Country community and the Jefferson County economy,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “MetalCraft Marine has a long history of manufacturing high quality boats and the U.S. Navy has chosen well by awarding them this important work.”

In September, Congresswoman Stefanik sent a letter of recommendation on behalf of MetalCraft Marine to the U.S. Navy. The contract will keep 15 to 20 people fully employed for the next 5 years in addition to increased business for suppliers.