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Veterans Day is a time to recognize and thank those who dedicate their lives to serving our great nation and protecting our unique freedoms. The North Country is home to more veterans than any other district in New York state. Read more

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As the Representative for one of the largest constituencies of seniors in the country, it is my obligation to bring attention to the important issues that surround them and their families. Read more

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My constituents in the North Country are increasingly concerned about the cost of health care – and with good reason. Read more

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Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is complete and his report has been released to Congress and the American public, policy makers on both sides of the aisle have an opportunity to come together and take actionable steps to... Read more

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Before the festive holiday season last year, Don Romaca’s wife was met with a confounding notification in her mailbox: the Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS) sent her a condolence letter in the mail for the death of her husband... Read more

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In 2016, over 3,600 New Yorkers died of an opioid overdose. Read more

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As I continue to meet with constituents across the district, healthcare issues such as cost, quality, and access continue to be of significant concern. Read more

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Despite snow blanketing the North Country in March, spring is near and many of us here in New York are preparing for the return of migratory birds... Read more

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This year, we worked together on many important initiatives to help grow the North Country economy, help our veterans and military families, strengthen our local healthcare system and improve education. Read more

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“As the first member of my immediate family to graduate from college, I know how important higher education is to the future of our students, and of our nation” Read more

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As your proud Representative, I wanted to give you an update on my work in the first 100 days of this session of Congress. Read more

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When I ran for Congress, I pledged to be a strong voice on behalf of seniors in our district and to advocate for policies on your behalf. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two years ago, when I ran for Congress, I promised to bring new ideas and a new generation of leadership to Washington on behalf of the North Country. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Here in the North Country, we are grateful for the natural treasures that surround us. Read more

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“Now that we are a year into office, I wanted to give families across the North Country a report on the significant legislative progress we have made this year,” writes Congresswoman Stefanik Read more

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The deadline on a funding bill is approaching soon. However, Congress and the President have yet to agree on a funding approach to keep the government from shutting down on September 30. Read more

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Whether a child caring for an elderly parent, a spouse receiving disheartening news about the health of their loved one or a parent tearfully listening to devastating news about their child's diagnosis, every family in our district has faced health challenges. Read more

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When I ran for Congress, I pledged to work my hardest on behalf of New York’s 21st District in Washington. Now that I am 100 days into office, I am happy to report that we have hit the ground running on your behalf. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released a statement Tuesday expressing her support of a deal on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Read more

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Betty Little announces retirement

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NEW YORK | New York state Republican Sen. Betty Little has announced that she will not be running for re-election in 2020, choosing not to run against five-year-long Clinton County treasurer and Democratic Senate runner Kimberly Davis. Read more

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2019 Wild Center Climate Youth Summit

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TUPPER LAKE | The Wild Center won a $249,549 grant award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, to interpret climate resilience. Read more

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NORTH COUNTRY | The race for the 21st Congressional District seat gained national attention over the weekend. Read more

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Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

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WARREN COUNTY | Hundreds of people were drawn to the new, far-larger Stewart’s Shop convenience store in Chester at its grand-opening event for free ice cream and other promotions, area officials attending a ribbon-cutting ceremony focused on... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga has been awarded $465,000 through a highly competitive grant program for restoration of a defensive stonework on the north side of the fort. Read more

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American Legion Post 20 Veterans Day Ceremony

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PLATTSBURGH | The American Legion Post 20 hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony last Friday, Nov. 8. Vietnam veterans were honored at the event by many local & state officials. Read more

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Veterans Day is a time to recognize and thank those who dedicate their lives to serving our great nation and protecting our unique freedoms. The North Country is home to more veterans than any other district in New York state. Read more

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As the Representative for one of the largest constituencies of seniors in the country, it is my obligation to bring attention to the important issues that surround them and their families. Read more

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Lewis Veterans' Park Dedication Ceremony

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LEWIS | More than 200 residents attended the dedication last Saturday, Oct. 5, of Lewis Veterans Park, where names of military sons and daughters of Lewis are raised in bronze on plaques to honor their service in combat and in times of peace. Read more

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LEWIS | On Sept. 10, the Lewis Town Council will consider filing an official request to rename Mount Discovery as Mount Inez. Read more

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GLENS FALLS | Internationally renowned environmental author and climate-change activist Bill McKibben spent a few hours shackled to a steel bench in Glens Falls Police station’s basement holding cell as the result of a sit-in protest Aug. 8... Read more

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Ninety-two percent of gun owners, and practically all Americans, support universal background checks on the sale of firearms. Read more

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My constituents in the North Country are increasingly concerned about the cost of health care – and with good reason. Read more

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CHAZY | Congresswoman for the 21st District, Elise Stefanik, made a tour of the North Country recently. One of the places she visited and toured was Giroux poultry farm in Chazy on Aug. 2. The visit was made after stopping at the Giroux apple farm. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Local municipal officials and leaders of environmental organizations expressed appreciation to U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik last week for her help in lining up a $500,000 grant to pay toward construction of the village’s new sewer plant... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Lake George village’s indebtedness for the pending construction of a new $24 million sewer plant is to be reduced by 2.9 percent, after a new joint federal/state grant announced last week is factored into the plant’s financing. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | As the recent legislative session was winding down in Washington, D.C., Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) sat in her office on a Thursday afternoon rearranging her schedule. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Director of Community Services Richelle Gregory came to the recent Clinton County Health Committee meeting to discuss the needs of local mental health and addiction services... Read more

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At a time when the concept of “fake media” and media bias has become so rampant, I would like to suggest to Mr. Alexander that he take a lesson from media sources like NPR and PBS which bend over backward to present the news as evenhandedly as... Read more

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  • Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

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    Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

    While people were packing the new enlarged Chester Stewart’s Shop for its grand-opening celebration, area officials and community members gathered in front of the convenience store for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Holding up the ends of the ribbon are (left side, left to right): Glens Falls YMCA’s Brian Bearor, state Assemblyman Dan Stec and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, and (left side) Chester town board member Karen DuRose — while store manager Vicky Tucker (center) prepares to cut the ribbon. Representatives of the North Warren Chamber of Commerce and the Tri-Lakes Community Alliance were also on hand.

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    President Trump appearing with Rep. Elise Stefanik

    President Trump, appearing with Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) at Fort Drum on Monday, called the John McCain National Defense Authorization Act the “most significant investment in our military and our warfighters in modern history.”

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    Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-21st-Willsboro) received the unanimous endorsement of all 12 GOP committees in the district on Friday, March 18.