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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Jul 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) announced new federal funding from the Department of Transportation for the Perry-Warsaw Airport. Administered through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), this $45,000 grant will fund the construction of a new snow removal equipment building to extend the life of the equipment by protecting it from adverse weather conditions.

Jul 21, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) applauded the release of the FY18 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill that includes language requiring the Secretary of State to issue a report on damages to the shoreline of Lake Ontario. The report would also require an assessment of damages attributable to the implementation of Plan 2014 by the International Joint Commission (IJC).

Jul 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) announced new federal funding from the Department of Transportation for the Genesee County Airport. The $2,926,222 grant will assist the airport in rehabilitating a runway and install runway distance-to-go signs.

Jul 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Brian Higgins (NY-26) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Kevin McAleenan urging them to implement protocols that would reduce processing times at the northern border for commercial vehicles.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $84,191 in federal funding for the Corfu Fire Department. The grant was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program, which is designed to help first responders improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies of all types.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $92,994 in federal funding for the Alexander Fire Department. The grant was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program, which is designed to help first responders improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies of all types.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $247,524 in federal funding for the Boston Volunteer Fire Company. The grant was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program, which is designed to help first responders improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies of all types.

Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Collins (NY-27) today announced funding for Artpark & Company, Inc. to support the presentation of Plasticiens Volants’ “Big Bang.” This grant was awarded through the National Endowment for the Arts’ Arts Engagement in American Communities (AEAC) Program, which is designed to support art projects in all artistic disciplines.

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
Includes long-overdue pay increase for our servicemen & women

 Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today proudly voted in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY18.

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $64,572 in federal funding for the Arcade Fire Department. The grant was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program, which is designed to help first responders improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies of all types.

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