Education & Workforce

Expanded Pell Grants

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Expanded Pell Grants

Elise worked hard to lead legislation that expanded Pell Grants to be available for qualifying students year round. This important win expanded access to higher education and ensures that […]

Passing the School-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act

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Passing the School-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act

Elise co-led the School-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act, legislation that will reauthorize the School-Based Health Centers program through 2024 and provide them with federal funding to continue providing students […]

Success for Rural Students and Communities Act

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Success for Rural Students and Communities Act

Elise worked across the aisle to introduce the Success for Rural Students and Communities Act. This bipartisan bill works to close the attainment gap that is present in many […]

National Science Foundation Grant for Clarkson University

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National Science Foundation Grant for Clarkson University

Elise announced that Clarkson University will receive a $100,000 National Science Foundation Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Grant. This project will include collaboration between scientists in the United […]

Education Relief for Families

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Education Relief for Families

Elise led the effort urging House leadership to relieve North Country families from burdensome federal education mandates so families did not face additional challenges while teaching their children during […]

Higher Education Funding

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Higher Education Funding

Elise secured over $26 million in emergency funding for NY-21 colleges and universities. COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges for faculty, staff, administrators and students at our colleges and universities, […]

Student Loan Relief

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Student Loan Relief

Elise introduced bipartisan legislation that would provide temporary relief for Perkins loan borrowers. COVID-19 has caused financial hardship for families throughout the North Country, and this legislation will give […]

Student Loan Relief

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Student Loan Relief

I worked to provide loan relief by allowing for 2020 graduates to defer their student loans for up to three years. Our graduating students were hit hard by COVID-19, […]

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