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.

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.

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

Protecting Our River Communities

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

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 […]