Congressman Chris Collins today issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to reclassify the Internet as a Title II utility.Read More
Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement encouraging local high school students in New York’s 27th district to participate in this year’s Congressional Art Competition.
“Each day, members of Congress and hundreds of visitors to the Capitol walk by the award winning artwork submitted by high school students from around the country,” said Collins. “I look forward to another year with excellent submissions from NY-27 students and the opportunity to welcome our winning artist to Washington this summer.”Read More
Congress is getting close to striking an agreement that would allow President Obama to negotiate a new free trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim nations, but voices of concern are emerging from Western New York lawmakers – most surprisingly from Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence.
Normally a pro-business Republican, Collins is bucking some of his big political backers, such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers, in opposing the emerging trade deal.Read More
Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement regarding his opposition to President Obama’s request for fast track trade promotion authority.Read More
Rep. Chris Collins (NY-27), Rep. Brian Higgins (NY-26) and Rep. Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today released the following statements after leading a letter sent to Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster and Ranking Member Rep. Peter DeFazio asking to retain the safety standards put in place after the crash of Flight 3407.Read More
Congressman Chris Collins today announced $639,136 in federal funding from the National Science Foundation for SUNY College at Geneseo. The grant will help fund the school’s program that addresses the national need for more and better trained geoscientists by increasing recruitment, graduation, and preparation for and placement in careers or geosciences graduate programs.Read More
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today issued the following statement after FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler released plans to vote on net neutrality rules February 26th.Read More
Congressman Chris Collins today issued the following statement after President Obama released his FY 2016 budget request.Read More
Congressman Chris Collins today issued the following statement after the Subcommittee on Health completed its subcommittee hearing entitled “A Permanent Solution to the SGR: The Time is Now.”Read More
WASHINGTON – At first, it might seem like a naive child’s Christmas wish list, like a kid from Brooklyn asking for a pony, a ride to the International Space Station and two years of free college tuition.
But in reality, the list of very Democratic priorities that President Obama was putting before the Republican-led Congress in Tuesday’s State of the Union address was something much more sophisticated, politicians from both parties said.Read More
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Congressman Chris Collins represents New York’s 27th Congressional District in the House of Representatives. The 27th District of New York includes 105 towns spread out over eight counties in Western New York and the Finger Lakes. The residents of NY-27 elected Mr. Collins to Congress in November of 2012.
Congressman Collins serves as a member of the House Small Business, Agriculture and Science, Space and Technology committees. He is also the Chair of the Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology, which is charged with examining how the cost of healthcare is impacting American small businesses.
Congressman Collins comes to Capitol Hill with both private and public sector experience. Before being elected to Congress, Chris served as Erie County Executive and built a career as a business owner and entrepreneur, creating and saving hundreds of American jobs in Western New York.
A mechanical engineer, the Congressman began his professional career with Westinghouse Electric in 1972. Chris lives in Clarence, NY with his wife Mary. He has three children and three grandchildren and remains active with the Greater Niagara Frontier Council Boy Scouts of America.
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