I secured nearly $6 million in grant funding for North Country airports, who have taken a financial hit as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Improving these facilities will allow NY-21 residents, as well as visitors, to have enhanced and safe travel opportunities.
I cosponsored the JUSTICE Act, legislation to improve police-community relations, increase transparency and accountability, and improve officer training. I’m proud to support our brave law enforcement and will always fight to give them the resources they need to keep our communities safe.
The Northern Border Regional Commission grants and projects have made a significant impact in our communities located along the Canadian border. I have seen the success of many of these projects firsthand, which is why I introduced a bill to make the grant program even more accessible to our local communities. This legislation is an […]
I was proud to be a leading advocate for clarity and consistency in New York’s reopening policies, and I worked directly with many of our NY-21 small businesses to help provide them with the resources they needed to reopen as safely and swiftly as possible.
I successfully fought to ensure that seasonal businesses were eligible for forgivable loans from the Paycheck Protection Program. Our North Country economy relies on our dedicated small businesses for good-paying jobs, and I will keep fighting to ensure that they receive the help that they need.
I secured $150,000 in COVID-19 recovery funding for the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe community. This money will help to strengthen their economy and boost economic development. I will continue to fight for direct assistance for our North Country communities throughout this difficult time.
I advocated for farms and agribusinesses to be eligible for the Emergency Disaster Loan program.
NY-21 RESULT: I delivered $400,000 in COVID-19 recovery funding for our Lake George community. This funding will help strengthen our local economy and revitalize this important North Country community. I’m proud to have secured this critical funding to help Lake George.
I supported the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, bipartisan legislation to support our small businesses during the pandemic. This legislation extends the period businesses can utilize funds and receive forgiveness to 24 weeks, allows a greater portion of the loan to be utilized on non-payroll expenses, ensures access to payroll tax deferment for businesses that […]
2018 Result: This Congress, I’ve led multiple delegation visits to Canada with North Country economic officials to discuss our North American trade agreement. I look forward to continuing these important conversations, as our relationship with Canada is critical to the economic success of our region.