Strengthens national defense; increases border security; funds critical programs to promote school safety and mental health, combat the opioid epidemic, and rebuild infrastructure
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today voted for legislation that funds all federal government discretionary programs for the 2018 fiscal year. The legislation includes providing the nation’s troops their biggest pay raise in eight years as a part of the biggest increase in defense spending in the past 15 years.
WASHINGTON, DC – Three members of New York’s upstate Congressional delegation whose districts border on Lake Ontario are asking the State Department to issue a report on the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Plan 2014 and damages to the lake shoreline last Spring.
WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – On the heels of a rural broadband roundtable Friday afternoon with local community leaders, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) called for easing regulations on internet service providers helping them to invest in underserved communities like northern Niagara, Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming counties.
WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement announcing this year’s Congressional Art Competition and encouraging local high school students in New York’s 27th District to participate.
WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) announced that four hospitals in his district will receive funding included in the Bipartisan Budget Act so they will be able to continue serving those most in need.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today joined the families of Flight 3407 as they commemorated the 9th anniversary of the 2009 Colgan Air Flight 3407 crash in Clarence. Throughout the past 9 years, these families have advocated for important flight safety reforms which have led to the longest period in our nation’s history without a fatal commercial crash.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today applauded President Trump’s budget proposal that includes funding for a state-of-the-art fitness facility at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today voted in support of the Bipartisan Budget Act that keeps the government funded through March 23, 2018 as Congress works toward finishing the Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations process.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following a string of recent scams in Livingston County, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) advised area businesses and constituents to take actions to protect themselves. Credit card skimming occurs when a criminal places a device inside a fueling dispenser to illegally obtain credit or debit card information.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today denounced actions by New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to bring a lawsuit against the Trump Administration’s decision to either rescind or revise the Waters of The United States (WOTUS) rule imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under President Obama.