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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Jul 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Brian Higgins (NY-26) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Kevin McAleenan urging them to implement protocols that would reduce processing times at the northern border for commercial vehicles. A recent evaluation of existing programs found two protocols that would reduce processing times for trucks crossing the border; require all empty trucks to report via e-manifest and modernize the collection of the port of entry user fee.

Jul 7, 2017 Press Release

In recognition of his support for pro-growth, pro-job policies in the second session of the 114th Congress, today the U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded Congressman Chris Collins with the “Business Builder and Job Creator” hard hat. This award was presented as part of the Chamber’s annual Spirit of Enterprise award program. 

May 26, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today is announcing that the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) FY17 Work Plan for Operations & Maintenance includes $725,000 in maintenance dredging funding for the Wilson Harbor.

May 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Representatives Chris Collins (NY-27) and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) kicked off Small Business Week today by re-introducing the Main Street Revival Act of 2017. This legislation will expedite local small business development in underserved areas.

Apr 18, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order to support American manufacturing and bolster America’s job growth.

Mar 1, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) has released the following statement after President Trump’s address to Congress.

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 1, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today is hailing the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, landmark medical innovation legislation that will directly benefit the lives of Western New Yorkers.

The legislation includes $6.3 billion to help accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of new cures and treatments and provides new funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Oct 26, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins, after touring the Buffalo Niagara Gun Range today, released the following statement on his office’s ability to work with residents of New York’s 27th Congressional District to resolve a variety of issues pertaining to Federal agencies. The Buffalo Niagara Gun Range was recently purchased by Thomas Kulwicki, owner of Alessi Holsters, a small gun holster manufacturer located in Cheektowaga. Congressman Collins’ office worked with Mr.

Mar 23, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Representatives Chris Collins (NY-27) and Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today led a bipartisan letter from members of the New York Congressional delegation to President Obama opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).