Bipartisan bill advances public health; moves to Senate
Today the House unanimously passed legislation introduced by Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) that would require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a registry to collect data regarding the incidence of cancer in firefighters. H.R.
Says Legislation Paves the Way for Tax Reform
Today Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) voted in support of the READ Act, a bill to provide emergency assistance for hurricane relief, raise the federal debt limit, fund the government, and extend the national flood insurance program. This legislation extends government funding into December allowing the Congress to focus on tax reform.
Today Congressman Collins announced that Erie, Niagara, Monroe and Orleans counties will be receiving a total of $657,000 in grant funding as a part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Operation Stonegarden Grant (OPSG) program. In addition, the DHS will award $340,000 to the Seneca Nation of Indians through the Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP).
Applauds President Trump Overturning Obama’s Illegal Action
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) called for Congress to immediately enact a permanent solution to address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program imposed by former President Obama and now rescinded by President Trump.
Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Tom Reed (NY-23) today announced $68,550 in federal funding for the Naples Volunteer Fire Department, which serves residents of both New York’s 23rd and 27thCongressional District.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement reacting to President Trump’s address to the nation on his new strategy for Afghanistan.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement reacting to news that the Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center has notified 526 patients they may be at risk for infection due to an improperly cleaned medical scope:
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $128,667 in federal funding for the Gasport Chemical Hose Company and $51,285 for the Richmond Fire Department.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $37,462 in federal funding for the Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Company. The grant was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program, which is designed to help fire departments maintain a sufficient number of firefighters.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today reacted to President Trump’s announcement that he will declare a national emergency on opioid abuse: