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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Jul 11, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) is pleased to announce that the New York Wine and Grape Foundation, located in Canandaigua, received $373,986 in federal agriculture funding.  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released the 2013 allocations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Market Access Program (MAP) this week.
Jul 10, 2013 Press Release
Congressmembers Warned Consolidation Could Impact Important Water Projects Across Western New York
Representatives Brian Higgins and Chris Collins won approval for an amendment to the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 which prohibits any funds in the bill from being used to consolidate or move functions performed by the Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo or Chicago Sectors. 
Jul 10, 2013 Press Release
Members of the Western New York federal delegation called the release of new pilot training rules by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) welcome news. 
Jul 8, 2013 Press Release
Congressmembers, Senators Say Deadly Crashes Serve as Urgent Reminder of Need for Reforms
Following two deadly airplane crashes, members of Western New York’s federal delegation are calling on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to move quickly to finalize aviation safety rules requiring new pilot training standards. 
Jul 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 July.  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.
Jun 27, 2013 Press Release
The House Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology, under the chairmanship of Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27), held a hearing to highlight the contributions of mobile applications (apps) entrepreneurs to economic growth and improved health care.
Jun 24, 2013 Press Release
Congressmen say move is unjustified, circumvents the law & would threaten local projects
Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Brian Higgins (NY-26) are objecting to efforts by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to move functions performed in the Buffalo region to Louisville and Detroit.
Jun 20, 2013 Press Release
Collins will discuss latest report outlining impact of Obamacare on small business
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) will appear live on Fox News tonight to talk about the latest proof that Obamacare truly is a ‘train wreck.’  Collins will appear live on On The Record with Greta Van Susteren, which airs at 10 PM.
Jun 20, 2013 Press Release
“Today’s unfortunate defeat of the House Farm Bill speaks to the dysfunction in Washington that continues to stand in the way of solving real problems for real Americans.
Jun 19, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON (June 19, 2013)— Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) presented Jonathan Gidley of Lockport, NY with the Congressional Award Gold Medal today in Washington D.C.
“I am incredibly proud of Jonathan, and am honored that I was able to present him with the Congressional Award Gold Medal,” said Collins.