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  1. Stefanik casts a noa vote as House passes tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The House passed its tax reform bill Thursday without a supporting vote from U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro. Ms. Stefanik reiterated her stance Thursday morning before the vote, saying her greatest concern lies with the bill's elimination of the state and local tax deduction.

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  2. Stefanik to vote against tax reform billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, will not be voting in favor of the House GOP's tax reform legislation. The bill, which includes a $1.5 trillion plan that overhauls the tax code, is set to appear on the House voting floor later this week.

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  3. Rep. Stefanik reintroduces bills in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A pair of broadband expansion bills sponsored by U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, has been reintroduced in Congress. The bills are the Broadband Connections for Rural Opportunities Program Act, also known as the B-CROP Act, and the Precision Farming Act of 2017.

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  4. Tax benefits elusive for middle class families in tax reform billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 5 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Though it simplifies the tax code, the House GOP's proposed tax reform plan includes the repeal of several deductions, which some lawmakers are reluctant to support. The House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday unveiled the $1.5 trillion tax reform plan, which eliminates three out of seven tax brackets, a slew of tax deductions and rewrites the corporate tax code.

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  5. Stefanik joins bipartisan push to address Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, has joined colleagues on both sides of the aisle to advocate for a better defense against Lyme disease. The bipartisan group of House of Representatives members wrote a public letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Acting Secretary Eric Hargan, asking for more information on Lyme disease by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  6. Stefanik sounds off on Republican tax reform planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, did not say whether she would be for or against the GOP tax reform plan in a statement released this afternoon. “I will be working with my colleagues in the New York delegation to improve this plan to provide real tax relief for New Yorkers and to address the issue of state and local tax deductions,” she said in the statement.

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  7. Stefanik votes against budget resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, voted against the FY2018 budget bill passed by the House Thursday over concerns that eliminating state and local tax deductions would hurt upstate New York. The House narrowly passed the bill 216-212.

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  8. Stefanik nets over $279K in third-quarter fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, has raised $279,560 in third-quarter donations, her campaign announced Monday. Of that quarter-three total, her campaign highlighted $23,000 in donations from labor groups throughout the 21st Congressional District.

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  9. Stefanik nets over $279K in third-quarter fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, has raised $279,560 in third-quarter donations, her campaign announced Monday. Of that quarter-three total, her campaign highlighted $23,000 in donations from labor groups throughout the 21st Congressional District.

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  10. Stefanik steps carefully around Trump dedication to coalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, whose district includes the Adirondack Park, has a nuanced response to the Trump administration canceling the Clean Power Plan, which would have reduced emissions from coal-fired power plants. The Republican from Willsboro never supported the Clean Power Plan because it was started on President Barack Obama's executive authority rather than by Congress.

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  11. Gillibrand: Trump tax reform plan a cruel jokeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    U.S. Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., blasted President Donald J. Trump's tax reform plan unveiled Wednesday, saying in a statement that it is lacking in details and caters only to the rich. The proposal cuts taxes for the middle class by doubling the standard deduction to $12,000 for individuals and to $24,000 for married couples.

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  12. Rally will press Stefanik to oppose Cassidy-Graham billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A rally is planned today in Plattsburgh to press Rep. Elise Stefanik to oppose the Cassidy-Graham health-care bill if it comes to the House for a vote. Participants will gather at 5 p.m. at Trinity Park in downtown Plattsburgh and march to Stefanik's office at 23 Durkee St. The action is expected to draw community members, health-care providers, elected officials and clergy, according to Joe Seeman, one of the organizers.

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  13. Cuomo, Schneiderman announce plans to sue to protect DACA enrolleesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Following President Donald J. Trump's executive order to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced in a joint statement Monday that they will sue to protect those enrolled in the program. DACA protects undocumented immigrant children from deportation and grants them work permits.

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  14. Cuomo, Schneiderman announce plans to sue to protect DACA enrolleesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Following President Donald J. Trump's executive order to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced in a joint statement Monday that they will sue to protect those enrolled in the program. DACA protects undocumented immigrant children from deportation and grants them work permits.

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  15. Finley, Dems Make Their CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    But Finley, speaking at a forum at SUNY Adirondack on Thursday evening, said he didn't view the arrangement as being outnumbered. Finley, a beef cattle farmer and real estate broker from St. Lawrence County, compared the forum to a gathering of acquaintances at a restaurant.

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  16. Stillwater mayor a " father of man challenging Stefanik a " arrested on child pornography chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Nelson, 62, was charged with one felony count each of promoting a sexual performance by a child and possessing a sexual performance by a child. Nelson was taken into custody by investigators with State Police and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

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  17. Stefanik praises Trump strategy for Afghanistan; Gillibrand criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Despite President Donald J. Trump offering few specifics in his outline of a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik largely agreed with his proposal, saying he has a “clear” vision for what the future holds there militarily. “As a supporter of our military and a representative of Fort Drum, I applaud the President's strategy to keep America safe from terrorists who seek to harm us on our homeland,” Ms.

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  18. Rep. Elise Stefanik wed to long-term boyfriend in Saratoga Springs ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Rep. Elise M. Stefanik and her longtime boyfriend Matthew A. Manda were wed Saturday in a ceremony in Saratoga Springs. About 150 to 200 guests, primarily friends and family, celebrated the couple at the Saratoga Spa State Park, according to former Watertown Mayor Jeffrey E. Graham, who attended the wedding.

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  19. Stefanik hears pleas for a strong, well-trained workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Providing a ready and capable workforce remains a high priority for the north country, and area education and development leaders emphasized that point Monday with Congresswoman Elise Stefanik. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, was in Plattsburgh for a roundtable discussion on workforce development at OneWork-Source, where she heard a resounding theme: We need more funding for training programs.

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  20. Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence and Jefferson counties to receive federal grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    St. Lawrence and Jefferson counties and the city of Ogdensburg's Growth Fund will receive a combined $1,250,000 in funding from the Northern Border Regional Commission for infrastructure projects across the north country. The NBRC is a federal-state partnership for economic development that encompasses northern Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York state.

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