Chris Collins

Olcott, NY (WBEN) - The planned raising of water levels in Lake Ontario has some shoreline residents concerned, and others already bailing out their basements. On the shores of Lake Ontario Tuesday morning, Congressman Chris Collins looked to draw attention to Plan 2014, a controversial agreement...
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April 19, 2017 - 7:53 am
(WBEN/AP) Turning back to the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign, President Donald Trump signed an order Tuesday he said should help American workers whose jobs are threatened by skilled immigrants. At the headquarters of hand and power tool manufacturer Snap-on Inc., Trump...
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Mike Baggerman
April 08, 2017 - 6:09 am
DEPEW, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins held a press conference on Friday at the Depew Fire station to discuss his support for the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York and its recent grant application for Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response. “In Erie County there’s...
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(WBEN/AP) - A top Obama national security adviser says it's "absolutely false" that the previous administration used intelligence about President Donald Trump's associates for political purposes. Susan Rice says it was sometimes necessary for her to request the identity of Americans whose...
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Dave Debo
March 27, 2017 - 12:32 pm
(WBEN/AP) Congressman Chris Collins says after the demise of Republican plans to repeal Obamacare " the wounds are pretty deep," and some members of the house of representatives aren't even talking to each other. And while he celebrates the resignation of at least one member of the ultra...
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Tom Puckett
March 24, 2017 - 4:55 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Statements came in quickly after the GOP pulled their health care reform bill Friday. Gov. Cuomo issued this statement: "This week, Washington showed the people of this nation a disgusting display of government at its worst. We saw Members of Congress openly bribe one-another at...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN/AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo says he would consider suing the federal government if they adopt a provision that would shift medicaid costs in New York from the county to the state. The proposal would end a requirement that counties pay a share of Medicaid. It would only apply to...
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Dave Debo
March 24, 2017 - 6:06 am
Congressman Chris Collins is painting Friday's Obamacare vote as a referendum on support for President Donald Trump, and predicts that economic benefits of the plan will create enough support that it will likely pass when voted on Friday. "Do you think you have the votes for this thing, up or down,...
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Susan Rose
March 23, 2017 - 11:43 am
Washington, D.C. (WBEN) - With a scheduled vote on healthcare legislation looming, Clarence Congressman Chris Collins is predicting passage, "This bill will pass and the intention is it will be tonight". It's a high stakes day for the GOP with a healthcare vote going to the wire. Collins' Medicaid...
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March 22, 2017 - 6:55 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Desperate to lock down votes for their health care overhaul, House Republican leaders are seeking to shift more than $2 billion in Medicaid costs from upstate New York counties to the state government - a proposal Democrats quickly labeled the "Buffalo Bribe" and the "...
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