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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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May 20, 2019 Press Release

Clarence – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) presented the recovered World War II medals of George Sentz, who passed away this past March, to his wife Clara Sentz and son Jerry Sentz. Mr. Sentz enlisted into the Army Air Corps during World War II and was deployed overseas to serve in Panama. 

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May 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) introduced legislation that would provide a short-term, one time fix, to help the non-seasonal agriculture workforce. The Helping Labor Personnel (HELP) Farms Act provides a solution for farmers across the nation, especially in the dairy industry, while Congress and the Department of Labor continues to moderni

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May 7, 2019 Press Release

Clarence, NY – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today recognized former U.S. Army Air Corps Sergeant Daniel Gill of Livonia, NY as his office’s May ‘Veteran of the Month.’

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May 6, 2019 Press Release

Clarence, NY – Today Congressman Chris Collins addressed the rising water levels of Lake Ontario at the Oak Orchard Harbor which he has continually pointed to the International Joint Commission (IJC) and its Plan 2014 as the reason for the continued flood concerns.

May 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As Ontario Lake levels continue to rise, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) is warning that a new round of south shore flooding and erosion is likely with harsh Spring weather.  Collins has continually pointed to the International Joint Commission (IJC) and its Plan 2014, which was approved at the close of the Obama Administration, as the culprit for continued

Apr 15, 2019 Press Release

Clarence, NY – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) joined participating high school students and their families at the Roz Steiner Art Gallery, located on the Genesee Community College campus, for a brief reception to announce the winner, runner up, and honorable mentions of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.

 

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Apr 12, 2019 Press Release

Clarence, NY  - Today Congressman Chris Collins 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 115th Congress. 

 

Apr 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) reintroduced legislation that prevents states from diverting fees collected from consumers on their phone bills, which are meant to be used to improve 9-1-1 emergency communications systems.

Apr 5, 2019 Press Release

Clarence, NY – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today recognized U.S. Army Air Corps Technical Sergeant and prisoner of war Casmier “Casey” Bukowski of Lancaster, NY as his office’s ‘Veteran of the Month.’

 

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Apr 1, 2019 Press Release

Clarence, NY – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today hosted a Vietnam War Commemoration Event at the American Legion Post 527 in Hamburg honoring more than 100 Vietnam Era veterans and distributed commemorative lapel pins from The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration.

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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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