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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Jun 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) announced $225,000 in federal funding for Cytocybernetics in Tonawanda. This grant was awarded through the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase 1 project which improves the safety testing of new drugs for approval by the FDA.

Jun 20, 2019 Press Release

Clarence, NY – Congressman Chris Collins announced that the Letchworth Gateway Villages and the Rural Outreach Center will receive technical assistance provided by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) initiative called Rural Economic Development Innovation.

Jun 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) introduced legislation which provides a financial solution for uninsured Americans seeking medical procedures by hospitals.

Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

$2.5 million included in the FY20 Labor, Health, Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill


Jun 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and Congressman Peter King (NY-2) reintroduced the Renovate and Enhance Veterans’ Meeting Halls and Posts (REVAMP) Act. This legislation will grant organizations access to federal funding for maintenance and improvements to veteran halls and posts.

Jun 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Chris Collins sent a letter to the Canadian Chair of the International Joint Commission (IJC), Dr. Pierre Béland, addressing the comments the Chair made in support of the flawed Plan 2014 at a stakeholders meeting of elected and public officials two weeks ago at Greece Town hall.

Jun 3, 2019 Press Release

Clarence, NY – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) hosted his annual Service Academy Luncheon today, honoring the five appointed candidates and their families from New York’s 27th Congressional District.  An annual event, the Service Academy Luncheon is an opportunity for Congressman Collins to congratulate the appointed candidates and their familiars.

May 31, 2019 Press Release

Clarence – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) announced his new legislation to address the crisis local farmers are facing due to the current H-2A visa program at a press conference at the Boxler Dairy Farm in Varysburg.

May 31, 2019 Press Release

Clarence – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) is applauding the new Commissioners of the International Joint Commission (IJC) for hosting a listening session for area elected officials at Greece Town Hall in Monroe County on Tuesday.  The meeting will provide an opportunity for local officials to discuss the high water levels on Lake Ontario and share their concerns about the fl

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. 



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.

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.




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.