WILLIAMSVILLE, NY- Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) held a press conference Tuesday, August 25th at the Hamburg Lakeshore Overseas Veterans Post 1419, to promote his legislation, the REVAMP Act. The REVAMP Act will grant veteran organizations access to federal funding for maintenance and improvements to veteran halls and posts.Read More
GENESEO, NY- The offices of Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and Senator Gillibrand will host two informational workshops where staff members with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide an overview of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Representatives from the Fire Program Specialist Office of FEMA will be giving a presentation on new and previously existing policies, guidelines, and requirements for the AFG. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.Read More
In what has become the new normal, President Obama has once again moved the goalposts during his foreign policy negotiations. By doing so, the administration has put America and its allies at risk, while empowering one of our fiercest enemies.Read More
Congressman Chris Collins today joined with four children suffering from rare diseases, their families, and University at Buffalo officials to discuss the importance of the 21st Century Cures Act and urged the U.S. Senate to quickly pass this bipartisan legislation.Read More
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
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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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