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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Dec 13, 2013 Press Release

Tonight I voted in favor of the congressional budget compromise that passed the House with strong bipartisan support.

Dec 12, 2013 Press Release

Today's vote by the Erie County Legislature to irresponsibly ban fracking ensures that Western New York will continue to wallow in the status quo while jobs flee our region for pro-growth areas that embrace new technologies and common-sense job policies.

Dec 12, 2013 Press Release

Moog Inc. executive and Orchard Park resident Dick Aubrecht testified before Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and the House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology today.

The hearing, “Building a Network for Manufacturing Innovation,” examined the need for a manufacturing innovation network in our country.

Dec 5, 2013 Press Release
Legislation now moves to Small Business Committee

Congressman Chris Collins’ legislation to help scientists commercialize their ideas passed through the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology today.  The TRANSFER Act of 2013, which passed with bipartisan support and has the backing of local

Dec 4, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) wants the Obama Administration to clarify how it is counting and classifying small business employees as the new health care law mandates take effect.  Collins chaired a full House Small Business Committee hearing today examining the health care law’s application of the business aggregation rule and the serious accounting concerns it

Nov 25, 2013 Press Release
Members of House & Senate Agree NFARS would be ideal fit for DHS operations

Members of Western New York’s Congressional delegation are pressing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish missions at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (NFARS).

Nov 24, 2013 Press Release
Securing Gold Star Button for widow leads to military medals for Navy veteran killed in action

Congressman Chris Collins with Blanche Lucas

Nov 24, 2013 Press Release

This deal, on its face, is a troubling, dangerous recognition of Iran's right to enrich uranium and potentially endangers our strongest Middle East ally in Israel.

I am especially skeptical that a regime which has prided itself on secrecy and deception will suddenly embrace transparency and openness.

Nov 21, 2013 Press Release

Ford’s significant investment in the Buffalo Stamping Plant speaks to the quality and dedication of our local workforce,” said Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27).  “The addition of 350 jobs helps boost Western New York’s manufacturing economy and ensures that more high quality automotive parts made right here in Hamburg will help build Ford vehicles sold around the world.

Nov 20, 2013 Press Release
House legislation protects states’ rights & pushes for objective EPA study

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) criticized Governor Andrew Cuomo today on the House floor for continually delaying hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in New York.