Chris Collins

Chris Collins

NEW YORK's 27th DISTRICT

Congressman Chris Collins Helps Secure $103,637 Grant for Mercy EMS in Batavia

2015/04/29

Congressman Chris Collins today announced $103,637  in federal funding for Mercy EMS in Batavia, NY. 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.

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Congressman Chris Collins Helps Secure $128,793 Grant for City of Lockport Fire Department

2015/04/22

Congressman Chris Collins today announced $128,793 in federal funding for the City of Lockport 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.

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Congressman Chris Collins Helps Secure $60,347 Grant for Honeoye Falls Mendon Volunteer Ambulance

2015/04/22

Congressman Chris Collins today announced $60,347 in federal funding for Honeoye Falls Mendon Volunteer Ambulance. 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.

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Collins and Courtney Partner in Effort to Aid Child and Adolescent Mental Health Needs

2015/04/16

Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Joe Courtney (CT-02) today issued the following statements after introducing the bipartisan Ensuring Children’s Access to Specialty Care Act.

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Collins Joined by Katko in Fight Against Funding IJC Plan 2014

2015/03/30

In a letter sent last week to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, U.S. Representatives Chris Collins (NY-27) and John Katko (NY-24) requested language preventing the use of any federal funding to implement the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Plan (Plan 2014) for the 2016 Fiscal Year.

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Collins Helps Deliver Huge Victory for America’s Future

2015/03/26

Congressman Chris Collins today issued the following statement after supporting H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which will permanently replace the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR).

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House Passes Budget Positioning the Country on the Track to Fiscal Responsibility

2015/03/25

Congressman Chris Collins today issued the following statement after supporting the House’s annual budget.

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Collins and Esty Introduce Legislation to Expand Manufacturing

2015/03/18

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) issued the following statement after joining Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) and others in introducing the bipartisan Manufacturing Universities Act.

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Collins shows House Republicans what it means to govern responsibly

2015/03/05

Good for Chris Collins. The congressman from Clarence was one of only 75 Republicans to vote to fund the Department of Homeland Security rather than hold a critical governmental office hostage to a suicide charge against President Obama’s administrative orders on immigration.

“I came here to govern,” Collins said Tuesday. “I didn’t come here to lurch from crisis to crisis.”

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Groundhog Day or Congress?

2015/03/03

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) issued the following statement after voting to fund the Department of Homeland Security.

“It is my responsibility to Western New Yorkers to ensure the funding needed to guarantee their security is provided,” said Congressman Collins. “Political theatrics should never endanger Americans’ safety. Today I voted to make sure that did not occur.

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Contact Information

1117 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-5265
Fax 202-225-5910
chriscollins.house.gov

Committee Assignments

Energy and Commerce

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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Lee Zeldin

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Peter King

NEW YORK's 2nd DISTRICT

Chris Gibson

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Elise Stefanik

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