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A few New York congressmen are recipients of a new award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Sara Armstrong
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

A number of U.S. and Canadian officials gathered recently in Plattsburgh for an event that highlighted cross border industrial and economic links.  U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President and Managing Director of Political Affairs and Federation Relations Sara Armstrong was a guest of Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik at the first ever Quebec-New York Transportation Equipment and Aerospace Rendezvous sponsored by the North Country Chamber of Commerce. Armstrong tells WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley that cross border trade is not just an important issue for business, but also for the American people.

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik accepts U.S. Chamber award
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New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik received an award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today before a business-friendly crowd gathered in Plattsburgh.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

On Wednesday, New York Congressman Chris Gibson was at The Business Council of New York State office in Albany, where he received the Spirit of Enterprise Award recognizing his pro-business, voting record as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Ron Eidshaug,  vice president of Congressional and Public Affairs for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, presented the award.

Gibson said he appreciates the support of the Chamber and the Business Council... The Kinderhook-based Republican elected in 2010 explained his No. 1 priority is growing the economy.

NY Congressman To Receive Business Award

Sep 4, 2013
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A New York Congressman is the recipient of a business award, which he will receive Wednesday. 

Republican Congressman Chris Gibson will receive the Spirit of Enterprise award, which is to recognize his pro-business voting record as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. The vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will be on hand, as will the president and CEO of The Business Council of New York State. Gibson will receive the award at the Business Council in Albany.