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Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

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Feb 1, 2018 Press Release

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.

Jan 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and 17 colleagues sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney and Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army (Civil Works) R.D. James requesting sufficient funding for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in the Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The U.S.

Jan 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) applauded President Trump on an optimistic and heartfelt first State of the Union address.

Jan 23, 2018 Press Release

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced that the Small Business Administration (SBA) has added Monroe County to the Presidential declaration that made low-interest rate disaster loans available for certain Private Nonprofit Organizations (PNPs) as a result of damages caused by Lake Ontario flooding. Eligible PNPs include organizations such as food

Jan 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) released the following statement on the Senate Democrats' decision to block government funding legislation:

Jan 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) commended the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for approving an amended disaster declaration to include assistance for flooding in Monroe County along the Lake Ontario shoreline. This flooding has been attributable to the failed Plan 2014 that leaves the south shore of Lake Ontario in danger of historic erosion.

Jan 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) introduced legislation today that would create a national federal registry of communications infrastructure to help address the lack of high-speed internet access in rural areas.

Dec 22, 2017 Press Release

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Brian Higgins (NY-26) thanked the United States Air Force for approving a request for a flyover on December 29, 2017 at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) game between the United States and Canada at New Era Field.

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release
Creates explosive economic growth; allows Western New York families to keep more of their hard earned paychecks; simplifies the tax code

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today voted to dramatically reform the nation’s tax code.  H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, will provide tax relief to families across Western New York and spark business investment, hiring, and wage growth.

Dec 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released its beta test of its online Pilot Records Database (PRD). The PRD will expedite the sharing of pilot records to help commercial airlines and operators make informed hiring decisions.