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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Oct 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) condemned claims by International Joint Commission (IJC) Chair Lana Pollack that Plan 2014 and the IJC were not responsible for Lake Ontario’s shoreline flooding this past spring.

Oct 10, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) met with Boy Scouts over the weekend at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site for its Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge Day program.

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $785,000 in federal funding for the Town of Bethany. This $785,000 was awarded through the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water and Waste Disposable Loans and Grants Program.

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) released the following statement in support of the U.S. House of Representatives Republican framework on tax reform that was released today:

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Sep 26, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) met with United States Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today to discuss expanding the H-2A Agricultural Visa program. This program allows agriculture employers to hire workers on a temporary basis to fill seasonal jobs. 

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Sep 22, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $2,220,000.00 in federal funding for the Village of Wyoming and $2,858,000.00 in federal funding for the Town of Byron. This $5,078,000.00 was awarded through the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water and Waste Disposable Loans and Grants Program.

Sep 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $1,520,000.00 in federal funding for the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY). The grant was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program, which is designed to help fire departments maintain a sufficient number of firefighters.

Sep 15, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and 18 additional Members of Congress sent a letter to United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Chao and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Huerta expressing concern and disappointment with recommendations to modify and repeal pilot training rules.

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $29,232 in federal funding for the Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Company and $145,153 for the Wendelville Volunteer Fire Company.

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $42,066 in federal funding for the Lancaster Fire Department. The grant was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program, which is designed to help fire departments maintain a sufficient number of firefighters.

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In The News

Nov 6, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — Several Republicans Thursday heaped blame on the Obama administration for the failure of more than half of the cooperatives set up under the health law to infuse competition into the insurance market.

Oct 27, 2015 In The News

Never in my lifetime did I think I would open an app on my phone and, within minutes, have an on-demand car service pick me up and take me where I want to go. Unfortunately, while I can access this service when I am in places like Washington D.C., New York City and many other cities around the nation, I can’t when I am home in Western New York.

Aug 6, 2015 In The News

In what has become the new normal, President Obama has once again moved the goalposts during his foreign policy negotiations. By doing so, the administration has put America and its allies at risk, while empowering one of our fiercest enemies.

Jun 15, 2015 In The News

This article appeared in the Buffalo News on Saturday June 13, 2015.

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May 13, 2015 In The News

A federal lawmaker is proposing to ban bankruptcy trustees from trying to claw back tuition money from universities and, in some cases, college students themselves—a legal maneuver that can arise in a parent’s bankruptcy case.

Mar 5, 2015 In The News

Good for Chris Collins. The congressman from Clarence was one of only 75 Republicans to vote to fund the Department of Homeland Security rather than hold a critical governmental office hostage to a suicide charge against President Obama’s administrative orders on immigration.

“I came here to govern,” Collins said Tuesday. “I didn’t come here to lurch from crisis to crisis.”

Feb 20, 2015 In The News

Congress is getting close to striking an agreement that would allow President Obama to negotiate a new free trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim nations, but voices of concern are emerging from Western New York lawmakers – most surprisingly from Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence.

Jan 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON – At first, it might seem like a naive child’s Christmas wish list, like a kid from Brooklyn asking for a pony, a ride to the International Space Station and two years of free college tuition.

Dec 4, 2014 In The News

Rep. Chris Collins’ brief congressional career will take a big step forward next year when he joins the House committee that churns out more legislation than any other.

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.

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Sep 11, 2014 Video

Congressman Chris Collins Spoke on the House floor September 8th, 2014 to commemorate the 122nd anniversary of The Pledge of Allegiance, which was first published in a magazine called The Youth Companion on September 8th 1892, and was written by Mount Morris, New York’s own Francis Bellamy.

Sep 11, 2014 Video

Congressman Chris Collins expresses his support of H.R. 5078 the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014.

Jun 27, 2014 Video

On Tuesday, June 24, 2014, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) addressed the House on the need for newborn screening legislation.

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