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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Aug 21, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement reacting to President Trump’s address to the nation on his new strategy for Afghanistan.

Aug 17, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement reacting to news that the Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center has notified 526 patients they may be at risk for infection due to an improperly cleaned medical scope:

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Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $128,667 in federal funding for the Gasport Chemical Hose Company and $51,285 for the Richmond Fire Department.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $37,462 in federal funding for the Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Company. 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.

Aug 10, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today reacted to President Trump’s announcement that he will declare a national emergency on opioid abuse:

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Aug 10, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $83,334 in federal funding for the Cowlesville 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.

Aug 9, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $111,958 in federal funding for the Village of Warsaw Fire Department and $48,556 in federal funding for the South Wales Fire District No. 1.

Aug 3, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan bill would create a tax exemption for first $5,000 earned from 4-H program projects

Legislation is currently being debated in the House Committee on Education and the Workforce that would lower the tax burden for students involved in 4-H programs and provide them with an opportunity to invest their earnings in future projects, college funds, or savings accounts.

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Aug 1, 2017 Press Release
Exempts U.S. and Canadian citizens from biometric exit-entry; provides additional funding for law enforcement; targets illegal immigration and drug trafficking

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) cosponsored legislation that enhances  law enforcement at our borders and provides resources to improve security at ports of entry. The Border Security for America Act authorizes $5 billion over four years to carry out staffing increases and infrastructure improvements.

Jul 31, 2017 Press Release
Protects Second Amendment rights; limits state authority to regulate rifles and shotguns; voids much of SAFE Act

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) has proposed new measures for protecting Second Amendment rights by introducing legislation to limit states authority when it comes to regulating rifles and shotguns, commonly used by sportsmen and sportswomen.

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