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Richard Root
December 07, 2017 - 6:03 am
Washington, DC (WBEN) - The House of Representatives passed the "Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act" yesterday, which would require every state to allow concealed-carry gun permit holders to transport their guns across state lines. The general idea behind the bill was to stop people with legal...
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(WBEN) The House of Representatives has passed a bill that would make each state honor the other's concealed carry weapon permit. If approved, it would mean that a New York issued permit would be valid anywhere instead of just in New York. The bill passed by a vote of 231 to 198, mostly along party...
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Dave Debo
November 29, 2017 - 6:44 am
(WBEN) Tom Casey, a retired wastewater plant engineer announced his candidacy for Congress Tuesday evening, joining Erie County Asst. Dist Attorney Sean Bunny and Nicholas Stankevich of Monroe County in a crowded field that could get even larger before someone is selected by Democrats to challenge...
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(WBEN) - While lawmakers are returning to Washington with plenty on their plates, sexual harassment allegations are dominating the discussion. Will the scandals stand in the way of business as usual? Those on Capitol Hill say it shouldn't, but there was no shortage of opinion on what should happen...
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Tom Puckett
November 20, 2017 - 5:14 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A number of protesters representing citizen groups gathered outside the Saturn Club Monday afternoon to criticize Congressman Chris Collins’ support for the Republican sponsored Tax Plan. Michelle Schoeneman of Citizens Against Collins says Collins is pretending the recently...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The GOP is moving forward on tax reform with the Senate version of the bill headed to the full Senate for a vote. But local tax expert Esther Gulyas from EG Tax remains cautions. "To me, middle income is $85,000 or under. This will be very good for people in the higher income...
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Tom Puckett
November 14, 2017 - 1:21 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Congressman Chris Collins' office announces FEMA has issued a disaster declaration for the Lake Ontario shoreline, which has been hit by flooding. “We have witnessed awful devastation along the shoreline and have stayed persistent in our fight to secure federal assistance,” says...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With details of what led to the deadly terror attack in New York City Tuesday, Western New York Congressman Chris Collins is on the record as saying these types of attacks are "all but impossible to stop." "At what point do we give up some kind of freedoms in the name of...
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Mike Baggerman
October 28, 2017 - 7:24 am
CLARENCE, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Trump Administration selected three new individuals to replace half of the current International Joint Commission, the body which adopted the controversial Plan 2014 and may have played a role in the flooding along the Lake Ontario shoreline this spring, according to...
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Mike Baggerman
October 27, 2017 - 4:14 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) – Congressman Chris Collins held a meeting with members of the United States Army Corps of Engineers on Friday to discuss the quarter-mile section of Route 5 which runs adjacent to a break wall on Lake Erie near Hoak’s Restaurant. Congressman Collins at the break wall (WBEN...
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