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Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement after Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine, addressed a Joint Session of Congress. Congressman Collins was joined by Mr. Stefan Mychajliw, Erie County Comptroller.
“It was an honor to hear President Poroshenko’s historic address this morning,” said Congressman Collins. “The United States will continue to be a strong supporter of Ukraine and the democratic ideals espoused by President Poroshenko.”
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after voting to support H.J. Res. 124 and the coinciding amendment. The legislation funds the government, extends the Export-Import Bank’s authorization, and provides the President authorization to combat ISIS.
Congressman Chris Collins today is proud to announce changes to his Congressional staff.
Grant Loomis has been promoted and will serve in a new capacity as Deputy Chief of Staff, effective immediately. Mr. Loomis has been with Congressman Collins since 2007. He previously served as the Congressman’s Communications Director, handling the office’s press operation. As Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr. Loomis will manage the Lancaster and Geneseo district offices, focus on certain policy issues, and spearhead long-range projects.
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Look, it isn't easy being the President of the U.S. And no matter how great a speaker you are, it can't be easy to make a speech in front of both houses of Congress, the entire Supreme Court, most of Washington's elite and millions of Americans who weren't watching Kentucky vs. LSU at the same time.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) issued the following video statement following President Obama’s State of the Union address.
You can watch the video statement here.
Transcript of Congressman Collins response:
“Hi, I’m Congressman Chris Collins and I want to take a moment to discuss the President’s State of the Union address.
United States House of Representatives member Chris Collins said he’s glad his first year in Congress is over, but he emphasized he’s optimistic about the future in Washington, D.C.
Collins, R-Clarence, represents the sprawling 27th District of New York, which includes all or parts of Livingston, Ontario, Niagara, Erie, Genesee, Orleans, Monroe and Wyoming counties.
He said 2013 in Washington was 12 months of bipartisan bickering.
“There’s was no agreement on anything,” he said.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) has been named to the House Subcommittee on Space, his sixth subcommittee assignment.
“It’s an honor to join the Subcommittee on Space and I am grateful for the opportunity to work to develop policies that advance our nation’s space program,” said Congressman Collins. “Western New York is home to a growing number of companies that support our space program, and I look forward to using this assignment to champion that sector.
Tonight I voted in favor of the congressional budget compromise that passed the House with strong bipartisan support. This agreement is far from perfect, but it does reduce our deficit by $23 billion and locks in discretionary spending at levels below what the House GOP budget called for. In addition, the agreement cuts spending in a smart, targeted away and avoids the pain caused by the President’s sequester, especially for our brave men and women in the military.