Chris Collins

August 10, 2019 - 7:37 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Grand Island Town Supervisor Nate McMurray has relaunched a bid for Congress. In a Saturday morning tweet, McMurray declated, "It's official, I'm running". Hardline 8-11 Hour 1 - Nate McMurray joins Joe Beamer and Brenda Alesii McMurray is the first democrat to declare a run...
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Brendan Keany
August 07, 2019 - 5:31 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Tuesday, it was announced that prosecutors have dropped three federal charges against Congressman Chris Collins, who is indicted in a federal insider trading case almost exactly one year ago. Prosecutors said in a letter to the trial judge that the charges were...
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Chris Collins. July 30, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 06, 2019 - 9:28 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York have dropped some charges against Rep. Chris Collins, who is indicted in a federal insider trading case. Collins was dropped from three counts in a rewritten indictment filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. Collins, a Republican, has pleaded...
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July 30, 2019 - 11:28 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Tuesday, Congressman Chris Collins announced that he's pushing for legislation that would prevent off-shore wind turbines from being installed in Lake Erie, given the news of downstate wind farms . Collins cites border security as the main reason behind his lack...
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Chris Collins. July 30, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 30, 2019 - 4:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins is still undecided on a re-election run to the U.S. House of Representatives. In a news conference on Tuesday, Collins said he added the $500,000 of his own campaign funds so that he was prepared should he decide to run again for Congress. "My...
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Mike Baggerman
July 30, 2019 - 1:28 pm
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins said he's concerned about the border security impact of a potential wind turbine farm off the shoreline of Lake Erie and introduced federal legislation which would prevent the creation of the turbines by New York State. Collins' push comes in...
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Laura Jackett
May 28, 2019 - 8:32 pm
GREECE, NY (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Tuesday afternoon, the new members of the International Joint Commission met with local leaders regarding the increasingly high water levels along the Lake Ontario shoreline at a closed-door meeting at Greece Town Hall near Rochester. The public was not...
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Mike Baggerman
May 07, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - After President Trump's threat to increase tariffs on China from 10 percent to 25, uncertainty in the market caused notable losses in the stock market on Monday. "I'm not surprised to see it," Niagara University's Director of Financial Markets Laboratory Ed Hutton said. "The...
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Lake Ontario in Kent, NY. May 6, 2019 WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
May 06, 2019 - 11:36 am
ORLEANS COUNTY, N.Y. (WBEN) – Despite beautiful weather on Monday, communities by Lake Ontario remain on edge because of the looming threat of flooding caused by the lake. Congressman Chris Collins was in Orleans County and pushed for the U.S. Senate to confirm the three new appointees for the...
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Tom Puckett
April 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A local congressman says it's time to get back to work after the Mueller report was released, saying the overpoliticization is hurting ral people. Congressman Tom Reed said in a statement Thursday, "Now it is time for our country to heal because all politics all the time is...
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