WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) introduced legislation today that would create a national federal registry of communications infrastructure to help address the lack of high-speed internet access in rural areas.
WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Brian Higgins (NY-26) thanked the United States Air Force for approving a request for a flyover on December 29, 2017 at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) game between the United States and Canada at New Era Field.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today voted to dramatically reform the nation’s tax code. H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, will provide tax relief to families across Western New York and spark business investment, hiring, and wage growth.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released its beta test of its online Pilot Records Database (PRD). The PRD will expedite the sharing of pilot records to help commercial airlines and operators make informed hiring decisions.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today made the following statement after the United States Senate passed tax reform legislation:
WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced that the Small Business Administration (SBA) has made low-interest rate disaster loans available for certain Private Nonprofit Organizations (PNPs) in Niagara and Orleans counties as a result of damages caused by Lake Ontario flooding. Eligible PNPs include organizations such as food kitchens, homeless shelte
WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) yesterday recognized U.S. Army Veteran, Jeffrey Rase of Warsaw, NY as his office’s “Veteran of the Month.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today voted for H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which will provide historic tax relief to families across America and spur economic growth.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) commended the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for approving the disaster declaration for flooding along the Lake Ontario shoreline. This flooding has been attributable to the failed Plan 2014 that leaves the south shore of Lake Ontario in danger of historic erosion.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) applauded the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on the launch of the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program, or “RAMP.” This program aims to provide Veterans with the earliest possible resolution of their disagreement with VA’s decision on their benefit claims.
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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.
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.
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.
This article appeared in the Buffalo News on Saturday June 13, 2015.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Congressman Chris Collins expresses his support of H.R. 5078 the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014.
On Tuesday, June 24, 2014, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) addressed the House on the need for newborn screening legislation.