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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Feb 23, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement announcing the United States Naval Academy’s Summer Programs and encouraging all eligible high school students in New York’s 27th Congressional District to apply.

Jul 31, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement after introducing H.R. 3327, the Kids Before Cons Act, which will block the Obama administration’s plans to use Pell grants to fund college programs for prisoners.

May 13, 2015 Press Release

Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Blake Farenthold (TX-27) today released the following statements after introducing the Protecting All College Tuition Act (PACT Act). The PACT Act protects students, parents, and colleges against a troubling new practice by bankruptcy trustees targeting tuition payments parents have made on their children’s behalf.

Mar 18, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) issued the following statement after joining Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) and others in introducing the bipartisan Manufacturing Universities Act.

Feb 20, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement encouraging local high school students in New York’s 27th district to participate in this year’s Congressional Art Competition.

“Each day, members of Congress and hundreds of visitors to the Capitol walk by the award winning artwork submitted by high school students from around the country,” said Collins.  “I look forward to another year with excellent submissions from NY-27 students and the opportunity to welcome our winning artist to Washington this summer.”

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Chris Collins and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) today introduced H.R. 5526, the Manufacturing Universities Act of 2014, to prepare engineering students for innovative careers in manufacturing.

Jul 14, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement on House passage of H.R. 5031, the STEM Education Act of 2014.

Feb 25, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) officially introduced the Kids Before Cons Act with Congressmen Tom Reed (NY-23) and Chris Gibson (NY-19) as a co-sponsors today. 

This legislation will prohibit the use of federal taxpayer dollars to provide a college education to convicted criminals.

Feb 20, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) will introduce legislation to prohibit the use of federal taxpayer dollars to provide a college education to convicted criminals.  The pending legislation is in response to Governor Cuomo’s announced plan to use taxpayer dollars to fund college degree programs for convicted criminals in New York State prisons. 

Feb 19, 2014 Press Release

The Governor’s latest plan to fund college educations for convicted criminals with New Yorkers’ tax dollars is an insult to law abiding citizens all across our state who are struggling to pay for higher education or find employment in this stagnant economy.  This plan is just the latest sign that for a state that is the highest taxed and ranks among the worst in job creation, Albany has its priorities all screwed up.