Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik meets with Canadian dignitaries and business leaders in Montreal
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Northern New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik was in Montreal Monday to talk with members of the Quebec and North Country Chambers of Commerce about NAFTA and cross-border trade.

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New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik held a workforce forum with local business leaders on Monday.  Their key message is more funding is needed for worker training.

The field of Democrats running to unseat Congresswoman Elise Stefanik of New York’s 21st district in 2018 expanded to five this week. The Republican incumbent also faces a challenger within her own party.

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik tours the Norsk Titanium plant in Plattsburgh
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New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik toured Norsk Titanium in Plattsburgh this afternoon.  After viewing the 3D manufacturing process she made an announcement with potential growth opportunities for the company.

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A small group of activists were at NY Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s office in Plattsburgh Thursday to drop off a copy of the Congressional Budget Office report on the American Health Care Act. The Republican-led House narrowly passed the bill on May 4.  They are not the only people upset with the plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Upstate New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is applauding an amendment to House Republicans’ federal health care plan. Meantime, a progressive group is preparing another protest outside her district office.

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New York’s 21st Congressional district is one of the largest east of the Mississippi.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik concludes her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Demonstrators gather in front of Congresswoman Stefanik's Plattsburgh office
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About three dozen people from across the North Country met in Plattsburgh Friday afternoon to demonstrate their displeasure over Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s refusal to hold a town hall meeting with constituents.

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2016 is just behind us, but another election always looms.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik continues her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik
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New York’s North Country swung from blue to red this election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock what she makes of November’s results.

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Some voters in New York’s vast 21st Congressional District are urging their Republican Representative Elise Stefanik to hold town hall meetings, but on WAMC’s Congressional Corner Thursday the congresswoman who has just started her second term tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she prefers smaller, private meetings with constituents.

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New York U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as Northern New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, have announced the passage of a bill they say would save hours of delays at Northern Border crossings.

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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has won another term to represent New York's 21st dstrict of the U.S. House of Representatives. 

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With lawmakers back home from Washington, northern New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik did some volunteering at the Salvation Army in Glens Falls on  Monday. The organization this week is distributing food and toys to needy families.

Every member of Congress keeps busy with committee work.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about her work on defense.

  There are problem areas all over the Middle East.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock what she learned on a recent trip through the region.

  This Republican presidential primary has been unlike any before it.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the large GOP field is a benefit for the party.

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  Among U.S. senators and governors, one loud businessman sticks out.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she finds Donald Trump offensive.

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  Iran is the biggest issue during Congress’ summer recess.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she thinks it’s a bad deal.

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  The prison break is over, but Clinton Correctional Facility remains in the news.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she wants a state investigation into the latest headlines.

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House Republicans Chris Gibson and Elise Stefanik of New York are hosting a community forum on tick borne illness today. The forum at Adirondack Community College will focus on efforts to combat Lyme and other diseases.

There is bipartisan concern over the Iran nuclear framework.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she doesn’t support the deal.

Women have made great strides in holding elective office, but the playing field is anything but level.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about her experiences as a young woman in the House.

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer launched his push to increase the number of federal railroad bridge safety specialists nationwide today. It’s the latest chapter in what has become a months-long effort to cut down on the dangers of shipping oil.

Schumer revealed that there are currently just seven specialists overseeing audits for the Federal Railroad Administration. Less than 1 percent of the 70,000 to 100,000 privately-owned train bridges nationwide are audited in any given year. It would take 100 years, at that rate, to audit all of the bridges.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik's tough decision between supporting the GOP party's standoff with President Barack Obama over homeland security funding and immigration or to back the funding of the department, which runs out of money on Friday, that directly effects her district, which shares a border with Canada. Eight private charter schools are filing suit in State Supreme Court against the New York State Public High School Athletic Association over requirements that make student athletes sit out a season after transferring.

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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik of Northern New York toured the region today to discuss education issues with students and faculty. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard caught up with the freshman lawmaker in Malta.

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The youngest woman ever to serve in Congress held a ceremonial swearing in  Saturday in her home district in northern New York.

U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik
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U.S. Congresswoman-elect Elise Stefanik has been appointed to serve on two House committees. The Republican from New York’s north country’s 21st District was appointed to the Armed Services Committee and the Education and the Workforce Committee yesterday. Stefanik, 30, is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress after defeating Democrat Aaron Wolf and Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello in November. Stefanik is replacing the retiring Democrat Bill Owens.