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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Sep 3, 2013 Press Release
Tax code changes will strengthen cider industry, increase demand for NYS apples
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) announced today his sponsorship of the bipartisan Cider Industry Deserves Equal Regulation Act (H.R. 2921), commonly known as the CIDER Act.  If passed, the legislation would change the outdated definition of hard cider in federal tax law.
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Sep 3, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) announced today that his staff will be available for satellite office hours throughout the community during the month of September.  These satellite hours are in addition to the normal office hours at Collins’ district offices in both Lancaster and Geneseo. Staffers will be holding satellite hours each month in rotating locations.
 
Aug 31, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) issued the following statement regarding the President’s decision to receive authorization from Congress regarding military action in Syria:

Aug 28, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) released the following statement today on potential military action in Syria:
 
“Today I signed a letter from Representative Scott Rigell (VA-2) to President Obama urging the President to consult and receive authorization from Congress before ordering the use of U.S.
Aug 27, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Chris Collins Announces FAA Grant for Canandaigua Airport
August 22, 2013
Aug 3, 2013 Press Release
Bipartisan bill looks to turn great ideas into commercial success, improving the economy

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) has introduced legislation in Congress to help scientists commercialize their ideas and it has the backing of local research universities.  As a member of the Science, Space and Technology Committee, Collins is the sponsor of the TRANSFER Act of 2013 (H.R.

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Aug 2, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Collins and 84 members of the House of Representatives file an Amicus Curiae brief to support religious freedom

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) showed his support for the town of Greece, NY in the upcoming Supreme Court case, Greece v. Galloway today by signing an Amicus Curiae brief in support of Greece.

Greece v. Galloway, which concerns the religious establishment clause in the Constitution, will be argued this fall.

Aug 2, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) voted today to approve legislation that improves how the EPA will go about its ongoing study of the relationship between hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” and groundwater.  The EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Study Improvement Act [H.R.
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Jul 29, 2013 Press Release
Bill would use money set aside for party politics and invest in pediatric research instead
 
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Jul 24, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) honored Helen Silliman and the late Flossie Bragg on the floor of the House of Representatives today for making history as the first female volunteer firefighters in Erie County. Silliman and Bragg joined the South Wales Fire Company 50 years ago.
 

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