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Elise Stefanik

As a young child, I learned the incredible importance of Lake Placid and the spirit of the 1980 Olympics from my father. A dedicated winter sportsman, my father spent time in Lake Placid for a portion of the Olympic games. Read more

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As we kick off 2020, I wanted to update you on the important work that my Congressional office has been able to accomplish on your behalf over the past year. 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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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

Letters to the Editor

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. | Today, in response to New York State’s “Green Light Law”, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced their decision to suspend enrollment in Global Entry and other trusted-traveler programs for New York State residents. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik voted in favor today of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019, legislation that reauthorizes the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and helps meet the needs of communities by increas Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Just now, President Trump highlighted Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s bipartisan paid leave and child tax credit legislation during the State of the Union address. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released the below statement following President Trump’s State of the Union address: Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has announced that Fort Drum is one of the three final options for a fourth Army Corps Headquarters. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released the below statement following the Senate’s acquittal of President Trump: “Today, the impeachment charade started by Speaker Pelosi, abused by Adam Schiff, and finished by Leader McConnell has f Read more

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Washington, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has announced David Fisher, dairy farmer from St. Lawrence County, will be her guest to the State of the Union set to be delivered by President Trump tomorrow night. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Hundreds of businesspeople from around the area came out to honor achievements in 2019 while looking forward to the new decade at the North Country Chamber of Commerce’s 108th annual business awards dinner. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Through song, dance, speeches and stories, dozens of people paid tribute to Dr. King while discussing how to keep his dream of equality alive during the annual MLK service at the Blessed Newman Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Read more

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As we kick off 2020, I wanted to update you on the important work that my Congressional office has been able to accomplish on your behalf over the past year. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik releases a statement following the White House announcement that she will serve as a member of President Trump’s Impeachment Defense Team. Read more

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GLENS FALLS | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has been selected as a Trump campaign honorary New York state chair, the Trump campaign announced last week. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Stefanik is a co-sponsor of the bipartisan Bill’s Promise Act, legislation that would direct the GAO to conduct a comprehensive assessment of how individuals on pretrial release are monitored at federal, state, and... Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik releases a statement following the United States mission re: Iran Quds Force commander Soleimani. Read more

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Washington, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has issued the below statement following the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s decision to deny individual assistance to residents affected by the Halloween floods. Read more

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ESSEX COUNTY | Residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the 2019 Halloween storm will not be getting any help from the federal government after a request for emergency individual aid was denied last week. Read more

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To the Editor: In her latest commentary published in The Sun, our duly elected Congresswoman decried the Constitutionally-mandated process for investigating improper overreach by a sitting President. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Business is about to pick up at Prevost. One of the top coach manufacturers in North America has reached an agreement to build up to 330 buses as part of two contracts with the New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik sent a letter to House Leadership and House Appropriations Leadership with six of her colleagues expressing opposition to the Administration’s proposed weakening of the MATS rule. 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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    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.