Chris Collins

Congressman Collins announces HELP Act on Wyoming County dairy farm

With an “I Love Milk” sign and a dairy barn behind him setting the scene, Congressman Chris Collins announced new legislation in a press conference held at the Boxler Dairy Farm in Varysburg on Friday, May 31. This legislation, Collins believes, would address the crisis local farmers are facing due to the H-2A visa program. The legislation, Helping Labor Personnel […]

Republican officials address upstate challenges at Legislative Luncheon

Economic development and protecting agricultural interests were among the topics addressed by elected officials Friday, March 22 during a luncheon at Bryncliff Resort and Banquet Center in Varysburg. Organized by Wyoming County Chamber & Tourism, the Legislative Luncheon gave members of the county’s business community the chance to hear from and speak with representatives at the state and county level. […]

Collins legislation would overturn SAFE Act

U.S. Rep. Chris Collins has reintroduced legislation to limit New York state’s authority on regulating rifles and shotguns. The legislation, the Second Amendment Guarantee Act, would overturn the New York’s Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act that was signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2013. Most of the language in the SAFE Act would be voided under SAGA. […]