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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) was joined today by Congressmen Blake Farenthold (TX-27) and Walter B. Jones (NC-3) to introduce legislation that would curb the installation of wind turbines in close proximity to military installations.

Nov 29, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today introduced legislation that would curb the installation of wind turbines in close proximity to military installations, such as the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (NFARS) in Niagara Falls, New York.

Recently, Apex Clean Energy has proposed a plan to build 70 propeller turbines amid farms and towns throughout Niagara County. The impact that this plan may have on the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station has raised significant concerns from local residents and lawmakers.

Dec 9, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after writing a letter to Department of Defense and Federal Aviation Administration officials expressing concern over a proposed wind turbine project along the Lake Ontario shoreline.

Nov 6, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after President Obama formally rejected the Keystone XL pipeline.

“President Obama once again put politics ahead of American job opportunities and the energy security interests of our country,” said Congressman Collins. “Rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline wastes an opportunity for America to achieve energy independence and create tens of thousands of good-paying jobs.”

May 21, 2015 Press Release

U.S. Representative Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act.

“This bipartisan legislation is the culmination of years of work and will help revolutionize how the health care industry fights rare diseases,” said Congressman Chris Collins.  “I was glad to introduce provisions that will enhance and accelerate clinical trials, and measures to expedite and improve the FDA hiring process, so the world’s best minds are working towards finding cures.”

Dec 1, 2014 In The News

Voters across America made a clear choice in this month’s election about the direction in which they want the country to move. Here in Western New York and across the nation, voters chose to be represented on the local, state and federal levels by individuals who believe that job creation and economic growth should be spurred by the private sector, that big government is not good government and that elected leaders should stand behind the principles upon which they campaign

Nov 26, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after the Obama administration officially proposed tightening its rules for smog-causing ozone.

Nov 14, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 5682, To Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Aug 20, 2014 In The News

By Rep. Chris Collins

Energy costs on everything from gasoline to standard utilities remain too high, and Western New York families are struggling to protect their wallets. They need and deserve immediate solutions to reduce energy costs and unleash our country’s energy potential.

Aug 19, 2014 Press Release

LANCASTER, NY- Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following remarks after holding a press conference addressing current energy policies.