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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Sep 10, 2013 Press Release
After carefully considering the matter and waiting for President Obama to make his best case to the American people, I have decided that I will vote no to authorize U.S. military action in Syria, if and when the vote comes to the House.
Sep 9, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) announced today that the Genesee County Airport, located in Batavia, will receive two grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) totaling more than $1 million. The first grant, for $973,800, will fund the construction necessary to relocate the airport’s apron.
Sep 4, 2013 Press Release
Following a tour of Olcott and Wilson harbors, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) joined with state and local leaders to highlight the urgent need to maintain and protect local harbors along Lake Ontario’s south shoreline.
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  If passed, the legislation would change the outdated definition of hard cider in federal tax law.
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.

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.