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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Feb 20, 2013 Press Release

“President Obama proposed these devastating across-the-board spending cuts and insisted they become law.  The House has voted twice to replace the President’s sequester with common sense spending cuts and reforms that help achieve a balanced budget within a decade.  Unfortunately, the Senate and President have never addressed these bills.  Washington’s goal should be to grow the economy, expand

Feb 13, 2013 Press Release

Congressman and small businessman Chris Collins (NY-27) participated in a hearing on Capitol Hill today focused on the state of small business.  Collins and the House Small Business Committee heard testimony from bankers, academics and small business owners related to the sluggish economy, the availability of small business loans, and the implementation of ObamaCare.

Feb 12, 2013 Press Release

“Sometimes, there's nothing more disappointing than when a leader misses the opportunity to lead.

Feb 12, 2013 Press Release

On the fourth anniversary of the crash of Continental Flight 3407, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27), Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23), and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) are urging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to continue to make implementation of airline safety reforms a top priority.

Feb 11, 2013 Press Release

Congressman and small businessman Chris Collins (NY-27) believes the stream of regulations coming out of Washington is hurting small businesses and preventing economic growth.  Collins visited Apparel Printers Plus in Victor today to talk about the regulatory burden small businesses face.  Collins says Washington is doing nothing to give small business owners the confidence they need to invest

Feb 6, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) is co-sponsoring legislation introduced today to repeal the excise tax on medical devices that was imposed as part of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare).  Collins says this tax, which took effect the first of the year, will hurt our economy and cost American jobs unless it is repealed.

Feb 5, 2013 Press Release

Congressman and small businessman Chris Collins (NY-27) has joined the newly formed bipartisan Small Business Caucus.  The group of 21 members of the House of Representatives is committed to making Washington work for small business. 

Feb 1, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) is pleased to announce that his office was able to help Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown receive long-stalled federal grant money it was awarded several years ago.  After waiting months for the money, Old Fort Niagara reached out to the new Congressman for help.   Collins’ office was able to navigate the federal bureaucracy and free up the money in a matter of da

Feb 1, 2013 Press Release

“The President may think this country’s economy is recovering, but the numbers tell a different story.  January’s jobs report, released just this morning, shows unemployment on the rise.  Americans have now endured 50 straight months of unemployment above 7%.  Worse yet, earlier this week, it was reported that our economy actually shrank for the first time in years and consumer confidence took

Jan 31, 2013 Press Release

Congressman and small businessman Chris Collins is encouraging local small business owners to weigh in on proposed federal regulations through a new interactive website developed by the House Small Business Committee.  Small Biz Reg Watch is an online resource for small business owners located on the House Small Busine