Securing Funding to Improve Lake George Wastewater Treatment
I was proud to help secure a major federal investment in Lake George to improve wastewater treatment and help Lake George continue to be a regional tourism leader and job creator for our region.
Preserving North Country history
The legacy of President Grant in the North Country holds important historical significance not only to NY-21, but to our nation. I am proud that following my advocacy, Grant’s Cottage is now designated as a Historic Landmark.
Delivered $3 Million for the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority
In order to help keep Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge in sustainable working order, I proudly delivered $3 million in funding to address degrading conditions of the bridge and help prevent a significant lead-based risk to the environment.
Doubling Funding for the Lake Champlain Basin Program
The Lake Champlain Basin Program is critical to protecting the North Country from invasive species, protecting its biodiversity, and strengthening our local economy. That’s why Elise worked hard to nearly double the funding level for this important program.
Renewable Electricity Tax Credit Equalization Act
Elise introduced bipartisan legislation to extend tax credits for investments in qualified renewable energy production.
Announcing Over $6 Million USDA Renewable Energy Funding for Saratoga Solar
Elise announced over $6 million in USDA Rural Development funding for Saratoga Solar to support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Elise has consistently supported renewable energy solutions to reduce our reliance on foreign energy and conserve our environment.
Conservation Legislation to Protect Our Environment
I helped pass bipartisan legislation that permanently authorized the Land and Water Conservation Fund. I have been a consistent advocate for the Land and Water Conservation Fund since my first term in Congress, and this bipartisan legislation will positively and significantly impact NY-21 for many years to come.
Fighting for our River Communities on Water Issues
After my advocacy, the International Joint Commissioners addressed the significant water level concerns of our River communities and began an expedited review and additional study of Plan 2014. I have heard directly from constituents impacted by rising water levels and have had the opportunity to see the flooding firsthand, and I will continue to work […]
Cutting Through Government Bureaucracy
When I heard that the Jericho Rise Wind Farm was having a difficult time getting the necessary permits, my office went to work advocating on behalf of this great project. We were pleased to work with the Army Corps of Engineers and Jericho to secure their permits and break ground on this site, which will […]
Preserving Our North Country Resources
I voted to make the Land Water Conservation Fund permanent which supports critical local North Country projects.