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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Sep 22, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $2,220,000.00 in federal funding for the Village of Wyoming and $2,858,000.00 in federal funding for the Town of Byron. This $5,078,000.00 was awarded through the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water and Waste Disposable Loans and Grants Program.

Sep 20, 2017 Press Release
Will support FASNY’s firefighter tuition reimbursement program & recruitment campaigns

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $1,520,000.00 in federal funding for the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY). The grant was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program, which is designed to help fire departments maintain a sufficient number of firefighters.

Sep 15, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and 18 additional Members of Congress sent a letter to United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Chao and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Huerta expressing concern and disappointment with recommendations to modify and repeal pilot training rules.

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $29,232 in federal funding for the Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Company and $145,153 for the Wendelville Volunteer Fire Company.

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $42,066 in federal funding for the Lancaster Fire Department. The grant was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program, which is designed to help fire departments maintain a sufficient number of firefighters.

Sep 12, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan bill advances public health; moves to Senate

 Today the House unanimously passed legislation introduced by Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) that would require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a registry to collect data regarding the incidence of cancer in firefighters. H.R.

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Sep 8, 2017 Press Release
Says Legislation Paves the Way for Tax Reform

Today Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) voted in support of the READ Act, a bill to provide emergency assistance for hurricane relief, raise the federal debt limit, fund the government, and extend the national flood insurance program. This legislation extends government funding into December allowing the Congress to focus on tax reform.

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

Today Congressman Collins announced that Erie, Niagara, Monroe and Orleans counties will be receiving a total of $657,000 in grant funding as a part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Operation Stonegarden Grant (OPSG) program. In addition, the DHS will award $340,000 to the Seneca Nation of Indians through the Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP).

Sep 7, 2017 Press Release
Applauds President Trump Overturning Obama’s Illegal Action

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) called for Congress to immediately enact a permanent solution to address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program imposed by former President Obama and now rescinded by President Trump. 

Sep 7, 2017 Press Release

Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Tom Reed (NY-23) today announced $68,550 in federal funding for the Naples Volunteer Fire Department, which serves residents of both New York’s 23rd and 27thCongressional District.

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