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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Feb 21, 2014 In The News

Legislation is being presented in Congress to name the U.S. Post Office in Alden for Army Sgt. Brett Gornewicz, an Alden man who was killed while serving in Afghanistan in 2012.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Chris Collins are sponsoring the legislation.

Feb 20, 2014 In The News

Rep. Chris Collins Thursday jacked up his opposition to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's proposal to provide college educations for prison inmates by introducing legislation blocking use of federal dollars for the program.

Feb 9, 2014 In The News

In the past several decades, the number of private and recreational pilots across the country has plummeted, as has the number of small aircraft being manufactured — trends that some say have been accelerated by increasingly strict federal regulations.

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Jan 30, 2014 In The News

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Jan 28, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan Farm Bill that’s soon to be voted on in Congress looks like a boon to farmers of Western New York – at the expense of food stamp recipients in cities like Buffalo.

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Jan 28, 2014 In The News

Congress is set to vote this week on a full Farm Bill that both Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Chris Collins say supports and protects growers and consumers.

A compromise bill covering a $1 trillion package of farm and nutrition assistance policies running through 2019 will go before the house Wednesday, and likely pass soon after in the Senate according to Schumer.

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Jan 18, 2014 In The News

United States House of Representatives member Chris Collins said he’s glad his first year in Congress is over, but he emphasized he’s optimistic about the future in Washington, D.C.

Jan 14, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON – The long lines of traffic at the Peace Bridge should grow shorter later this year thanks to a federal spending deal that also boosts funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, the Great Lakes and other initiatives that are important to Buffalo.

Jan 10, 2014 In The News

Congressman Chris Collins, NY-27, is co-sponsoring legislation that cuts the retirement benefits for members of Congress and redirects those funds to military retirement benefits.

Jan 10, 2014 In The News

Congressman Chris Collins, NY-27, is co-sponsoring legislation that cuts the retirement benefits for members of Congress and redirects those funds to military retirement benefits.

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