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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $785,000 in federal funding for the Town of Bethany. This $785,000 was awarded through the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water and Waste Disposable Loans and Grants Program.

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) released the following statement in support of the U.S. House of Representatives Republican framework on tax reform that was released today:

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Sep 26, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) met with United States Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today to discuss expanding the H-2A Agricultural Visa program. This program allows agriculture employers to hire workers on a temporary basis to fill seasonal jobs. 

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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.

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