Chris Collins

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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Brendan Keany
March 29, 2019 - 5:48 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Congressmen Brian Higgins and Chris Collins made stops in Western New York on Friday to honor veterans on Vietnam War Veterans Day. Congressman Higgins is honoring more than 100 veterans on Vietnam War Veterans Day. pic.twitter.com/mlB9gcLGjh — WBEN NewsRadio 930AM...
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Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2019 - 11:28 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Area congressional representatives reacted following Attorney General William Barr's summary of the Mueller probe over the weekend. "Congress has a very clear constitutional obligation and that is oversight," Higgins said. "There are at least three investigatory committees...
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November 26, 2018 - 5:49 pm
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) Nearly three weeks after the election, Nate McMurray concedes the race for NY27 to incumbent Congressman Chris Collins. McMurray had a parting shot at Collins, claiming the incumbent went to extremes to win such a close race. "He lied about me, he lied about my family. He hid...
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Tom Puckett
November 19, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The canvassing of the counties in NY27 has been well underway as we move one step closer to certification in the race between Nate McMurray and Chris Collins. Erie County will begin its canvas this week and this is expected to finalize the outcome of the hotly contested race. "I...
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Nate McMurray hugs supporters after conceding to Congressman Chris Collins in 2018 midterm election. November 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 14, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Even though Congressman Chris Collins was named the unofficial winner for New York's 27th Congressional District after last week's midterm elections, his democratic challenger Nate McMurray is holding onto hope that he can pull off the upset using absentee ballots. McMurray...
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November 07, 2018 - 7:30 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) — The race between indicted Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Collins and Democratic challenger Nate McMurray in western New York remains too close to call and might not be decided for days. Collins' campaign and McMurray held Wednesday news conferences to talk about where things...
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