Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement after introducing H.R. 3327, the Kids Before Cons Act, which will block the Obama administration’s plans to use Pell grants to fund college programs for prisoners.Read More
Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement after introducing the Small Business Regulatory Sunset Act, which will reduce excessive regulations hurting small businesses.Read More
Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement after a video revealed Planned Parenthood Senior Director of Medical Services discussing the sale of fetal body parts.
“Human life is sacred and must be protected,” said Congressman Collins. “Planned Parenthood’s gruesome monetization of unborn children is absolutely unacceptable. I will join with Chairman Upton and my colleagues at the Energy and Commerce Committee to immediately look into this matter.”Read More
Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement after passage of H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act.Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $182,378 in federal funding for Dansville Fire Department located in Livingston County. The grant was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG), which is designed to help first responders improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies of all types.Read More
Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell.
“Today’s Supreme Court ruling upholding Obamacare subsidies is extremely disappointing. I will continue the fight to fix the fundamental flaws in this legislation. Western New Yorkers deserve a healthcare system that implements common-sense, flexible, and patient-centered solutions.”Read More
This article appeared in the Buffalo News on Saturday June 13, 2015.
Millions of Americans woke up this morning battling health problems from diseases like lupus, spinal muscular atrophy and Tardive dyskinesia. Illnesses like these are just a few of the thousands of rare diseases afflicting individuals across the country.Read More
U.S. Representatives Chris Collins (NY-27) and Paul Tonko (NY-20) today released the following statements after sending a letter signed by 33 Members of the New York and New Jersey Congressional delegations to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Thomas Wheeler. The letter requests an expeditious response to the growing number of pirate radio broadcasters in the region that are harming consumers and public safety.Read More
U.S. Representative Chris Collins today released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a report that found no evidence of fracking having a widespread impact on drinking water.Read More
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after the Obama Administration finalized its Clean Water Act Waters of the United States Rule.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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Glad to introduce H.R. 3327, the Kids before Cons Act, which will block the Obama administration’s plans to use Pell grants to fund college
The Obama administration plans to announce Friday that they will push for renewed federal funding for inmate’s college education. The Obama
Federal regulations in 2014 cost American job creators an estimated $1.88 trillion. In order to combat these burdensome regulations, I helped
I was proud last week to co-sponsor H.R. 3115, the Enhancing Safety at Military Installations Act, which would repeal the ban on military personnel
The House took a stand yesterday against sanctuary cities, and passed legislation to withhold certain federal funds from cities like San Francisco