Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

Vision: The United States of America will reclaim its past glory as the Land of Opportunity, restoring the promise of the American Dream for our children and grandchildren.

Press Releases

Jul 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Chris Collins (R-NY-27), Kurt Schrader (D-OR-5), Ted Yoho (R-FL-3), Ron Estes (R-KS-4), and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL-9) celebrated the passage of H.R. 693, the U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019 (PAST Act).

Jul 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) released a letter today to United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert Wilkie urging the mothballing of the Combined Heat and Power Biomass Plant at the Canandaigua Veterans’ Medical Center.

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Jul 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Low or No Emission Program has allocated $2,500,000 to the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority. This grant provides funding to state and local governmental authorities for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses.

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Jul 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Chris Collins introduced The Red Light Act, his new legislation that withholds federal highway funds from any state that grants driver licenses or identification cards to illegal aliens present in the United States.

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Jul 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -  Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) announced $124,767 in federal funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for the Genesee County Airport, located in Batavia. This grant will provide funding for the airport’s design phase of two major projects.

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Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing a $1,038,000.00 loan and a $830,000.00 grant to the town of York in Livingston County. This loan and grant will help eliminate the public health risks associated with the poor quality and quantity of ground water in the area.

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Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Collins (NY-27) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has allocated over two million dollars in funding to improve the Niagara Falls International Airport, the Greater Rochester International Airport, the Ley Roy Airport, and the Buffalo-Lancaster Regional Airport.

Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) applauds funding for the University of Rochester OMEGA Laser Facility, the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP), and the Mount Morris Dam that are included in the FY20 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. 

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.

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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.

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