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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order withdrawing from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Dec 17, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement on Governor Cuomo’s decision to ban fracking.

Oct 2, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins today announced the National Association of Manufacturers named him as one of their Manufacturing Legislative Excellence Recipients for the 113th Congress. Congressman Collins received a grade of 100% from the organization.

Aug 6, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON – Supporters of reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank of the United States say some New York businesses will have a tougher time growing sales overseas if Congress doesn't vote to let the bank make new loans after Sept. 30.

The bank, the federal government's export credit financing agency, has helped 126 New York companies finance $2 billion in exports since 2012.

Jul 2, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins and local legislators released the following statements today after a press conference concerning the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) plans to implement new guidelines regulating the water levels of Lake Ontario.

Jun 11, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today is blasting a proposal by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that will significantly hurt the local cheese industry.  The FDA is contemplating banning cheese makers from the centuries old practice of aging cheese on wooden boards. This process is commonplace among artisan cheese makers operating across New York’s 27th Congressional District.

Jun 2, 2014 Press Release

President Obama's new climate rules will hit the average American where they can least afford it – the wallet. If this plan is allowed to be become law, there is no doubt many Americans will lose their jobs when power plants are forced to close and the cost of energy will increase from power bills to the price at the pump. In typical fashion, the Obama administration and its out-of-control EPA think the federal government knows best. The American people know otherwise. 

Dec 12, 2013 Press Release

Today's vote by the Erie County Legislature to irresponsibly ban fracking ensures that Western New York will continue to wallow in the status quo while jobs flee our region for pro-growth areas that embrace new technologies and common-sense job policies.

By voting in favor of this ban today, county legislators have aligned themselves with President Obama and Governor Cuomo's fringe, anti-business interests that have sabotaged New York's economy and jobs for our citizens.


Dec 12, 2013 Press Release

Moog Inc. executive and Orchard Park resident Dick Aubrecht testified before Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and the House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology today.

The hearing, “Building a Network for Manufacturing Innovation,” examined the need for a manufacturing innovation network in our country.

Dec 9, 2013 In The News

Leadership, families and clients of the Arc of Livingston-Wyoming met with Rep. Chris Collins on Nov. 26 to discuss a federal directive preventing Hilltop Industries and other sheltered workshops from admitting new workers.