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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Jun 18, 2013 Press Release
An amendment supporting the National Guard and Military Reserve Force advanced by Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) has been adopted by the House of Representatives.  Collins successfully inserted the amendment into the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014, which establishes all programs and spending levels for the Department of Defense.  
Jun 17, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Collins is releasing online survey for small business owners to provide feedback

To mark National Small Business Week, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) is asking small business owners in his district to complete an online survey about the economy and other issues impacting the small business sector.  Starting today, Collins will be emailing the survey to small business owners across the eight counties of New York’s 27th Congressional District.  Small business owners not a

Jun 13, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Collins to participate in multi-employer job fair at Chase on June 28

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced that 150 Chase Albion jobs will be retained in Western New York. A hiring event will be held at the Chase Albion facility on Wednesday, June 26th and Friday, June 28th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jun 7, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) says Washington needs to do more to ensure young people become actively involved in agriculture.
Jun 6, 2013 Press Release

Statement from Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) following the announcement that JP Morgan Chase plans to close its Mortgage Facility in Orleans County, impacting 400 workers:

Jun 6, 2013 Press Release
Freshman member picks up seat on Science, Space & Technology
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) has been named to the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, his third committee assignment.  Three committee assignments is a rarity among members of Congress, especially newly elected members of the House of Representatives.
May 28, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) honored the late John Chase, a WWII veteran from Batavia, NY, today by presenting his family members with the medals he earned in service.

May 16, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) voted yesterday to approve the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act of 2013 and move it out of the House Agriculture Committee.  The bill was passed by a large, bipartisan vote of 36-10.

May 16, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Outraged over recent revelations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) singled out and targeted conservative political groups, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) has signed a letter to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew voicing concern and demanding answers.

May 10, 2013 Press Release

“As if Americans need another reason to be skeptical of the IRS, today’s admission that the agency targeted conservative leaning non-profits for extra tax document scrutiny is truly stunning.  Instead of engaging in a political witch hunt by singling out non-profits with different politics than the President, the IRS should be working to make the tax preparation process easier for hardworking t