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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Jul 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today introduced 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.

Jul 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has allocated millions of dollars in funding to improve the Greater Rochester International Airport, Canandaigua Airport, Buffalo Niagara International Airport, and Niagara Falls International Airport.

Jul 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing millions in waste and water disposal loans and grants in the Towns of Alexander, Oakfield, Canadice, and Barre. In each of these towns, water quality testing has indicated threats to public health and a lack of safe water.

Jul 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and Congressman Raul Ruiz (CA-36) introduced legislation to ensure that emergency physicians’ due process rights are protected if they are employed by a third party contractor.

Jul 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) today celebrated President Trump signing H.R. 931, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act, into law.

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court released its opinion on Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees.

Jun 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Chris Collins (R-NY-27) and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, celebrated the passage of H.R. 931, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act.

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Jun 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today voted for the 2018 Farm Bill that will strengthen and grow the Western New York dairy economy. In recent years, the dairy industry has faced significant challenges, including an overall decline in milk consumption due to unfair trade practices with nations like Canada.

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Jun 16, 2018 Press Release

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today toured Stein Farms to discuss dairy issues he has been leading in Congress that deal with the decline in milk consumption and economic challenges facing dairy farmers.

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Jun 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today voted for the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act that includes funding for the Canandaigua VA Medical Center and Veterans Crisis Line, a fitness Facility at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (ARS), and robust funding for various wate

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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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