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
Williamsville, NY- Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $78,897 in federal funding for the Village of Warsaw Fire Department. 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
U.S. Representative Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act.
“This bipartisan legislation is the culmination of years of work and will help revolutionize how the health care industry fights rare diseases,” said Congressman Chris Collins. “I was glad to introduce provisions that will enhance and accelerate clinical trials, and measures to expedite and improve the FDA hiring process, so the world’s best minds are working towards finding cures.”Read More
U.S. Representatives Chris Collins (NY-27) and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today introduced H.R. 2409, the Main Street Revival Act, which would expedite local small business development in underserved areas.Read More
A federal lawmaker is proposing to ban bankruptcy trustees from trying to claw back tuition money from universities and, in some cases, college students themselves—a legal maneuver that can arise in a parent’s bankruptcy case.
Rep. Chris Collins (R., N.Y.) Tuesday introduced a bill that would block bankruptcy trustees from filing lawsuits against universities and college students to recover tuition money that had been paid years before.Read More
Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Blake Farenthold (TX-27) today released the following statements after introducing the Protecting All College Tuition Act (PACT Act). The PACT Act protects students, parents, and colleges against a troubling new practice by bankruptcy trustees targeting tuition payments parents have made on their children’s behalf.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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Today’s Supreme Court ruling upholding Obamacare subsidies is extremely disappointing. I will continue the fight to fix the fundamental flaws