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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $92,994 in federal funding for the Alexander Fire Department. 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.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $84,191 in federal funding for the Corfu Fire Department. 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.

Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Collins (NY-27) today announced funding for Artpark & Company, Inc. to support the presentation of Plasticiens Volants’ “Big Bang.” This grant was awarded through the National Endowment for the Arts’ Arts Engagement in American Communities (AEAC) Program, which is designed to support art projects in all artistic disciplines.

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
Includes long-overdue pay increase for our servicemen & women

 Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today proudly voted in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY18.

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $64,572 in federal funding for the Arcade Fire Department. 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.

Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
$300 million included in FY18 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today applauded the release of the FY18 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill that includes $300 million in funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI).

Jul 10, 2017 Press Release
Joseph Jastry of Hamburg Selected for Recognition

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today recognized United States Marine Corps veteran, Joseph Jastry, of Hamburg, as his office’s “Veteran of the Month.”

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Jul 7, 2017 Press Release

In recognition of his support for pro-growth, pro-job policies in the second session of the 114th Congress, today the U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded Congressman Chris Collins with the “Business Builder and Job Creator” hard hat. This award was presented as part of the Chamber’s annual Spirit of Enterprise award program. 

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan bill advances public health; Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health voted unanimously to advance legislation; next stop for the bill is full committee

Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) authored a bill which would require the CDC to develop and maintain a registry to collect data regarding the incidence of cancer in firefighters, which today advanced through the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee.

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Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $37,561 in federal funding for the Sanborn Volunteer 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.

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