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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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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 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 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement after he was presented with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual Spirit of Enterprise Award. This award was presented to Congressman Collins in recognition of his support of pro-growth policies in the second session of the 114th Congress.

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.

Sep 19, 2015 Press Release

Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) issued the following statement after holding a press conference touting the importance of H.R. 600, the Cider Industry Deserves Equal Regulation (CIDER) Act.  The CIDER Act would amend the section of the tax code that deals with wine and related beverages, 26 USC § 5041, to support the growing number of craft and entrepreneurial cider makers, and tailor IRS rules to reflect variations in craft ciders across the country.

Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement after introducing the Small Business Regulatory Sunset Act, which will reduce excessive regulations hurting small businesses.

May 19, 2015 Press Release

U.S. Representatives Chris Collins (NY-27) and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today introduced H.R. 2409, the Main Street Revival Act, which would expedite local small business development in underserved areas.

Sep 9, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins released the following statement today on the passage of H.R. 5078, the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act, which would prevent the EPA and the Army Corp of Engineers from implementing the proposed rule that would redefine “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act.

May 25, 2014 In The News

Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence, is raising alarm that Clean Water Act revisions under EPA and Army Corps of Engineers consideration would expand the waterways under federal authority — and constrict farm families’ control over their fields.

The EPA and Army Corps introduced a proposed rule last month that would clarify protection for which streams, wetlands and water sources are protected by federal rules.

May 20, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) helped the Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Genesee County regain its tax-exempt status, something it should have never had revoked in the first place.  The CCE of Genesee County contacted Congressman Collins’ office after it was notified by the IRS that its tax-exempt status was being revoked without an explanation.