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:
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $83,334 in federal funding for the Cowlesville Fire Company. The grant was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program, which is designed to help first responders improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies of all types.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $111,958 in federal funding for the Village of Warsaw Fire Department and $48,556 in federal funding for the South Wales Fire District No. 1.
Bipartisan bill would create a tax exemption for first $5,000 earned from 4-H program projects
Legislation is currently being debated in the House Committee on Education and the Workforce that would lower the tax burden for students involved in 4-H programs and provide them with an opportunity to invest their earnings in future projects, college funds, or savings accounts.
Exempts U.S. and Canadian citizens from biometric exit-entry; provides additional funding for law enforcement; targets illegal immigration and drug trafficking
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) cosponsored legislation that enhances law enforcement at our borders and provides resources to improve security at ports of entry. The Border Security for America Act authorizes $5 billion over four years to carry out staffing increases and infrastructure improvements.
Protects Second Amendment rights; limits state authority to regulate rifles and shotguns; voids much of SAFE Act
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) has proposed new measures for protecting Second Amendment rights by introducing legislation to limit states authority when it comes to regulating rifles and shotguns, commonly used by sportsmen and sportswomen.
Bipartisan bill advances public health; Energy and Commerce Committee voted to advance legislation; next stop for the bill is House floor
Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) authored a bill that would require the CDC to develop and maintain a registry to collect data regarding the incidence of cancer in firefighters, which today advanced through the Energy and Commerce Committee. This piece of legislation addresses an enormous gap in research conducted on the heath impacts of a career of firefighting.