Chris Jacobs

State Senator Chris Jacobs (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Tom Puckett
February 18, 2020 - 3:57 pm
Chris Jacobs gets President Trump's endorsement in NY27.
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WBEN Newsroom
February 10, 2020 - 1:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the special election for New York's 27th congressional district will be held on April 28.
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The ballot for the expected special Congressional election in NY27 is almost set. Republicans and Democrats have their candidates. But what about the Erie County Conservative Party?
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Chris Collins leaves the US Federal Courthouse in Manhattan following his 26-month prison sentence for insider trading and lying to the FBI. January 17, 2020 (Getty Images)
Chris Collins leaves the US Federal Courthouse in Manhattan following his 26-month prison sentence for insider trading and lying to the FBI. January 17, 2020 (Getty Images)
Tom Puckett
January 20, 2020 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As Chris Collins prepares to serve a 26 month sentence for insider trading and lying to the FBI about it, some of the candidates in NY27 are reacting to the news. Nate McMurray challenged Collins in 2018 and nearly won. "No sentence can heal the damage caused by Chris Collins and...
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Tom Puckett
January 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A new year means a new legislative session. Area state lawmakers are talking about their biggest prioirites. State Senator Patrick Gallivan says he wants to take a look at a $6 billion budget gap. "My goal is to close that deficit and do it without raising taxes and fees," says...
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Mike Baggerman
October 21, 2019 - 12:30 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite an election that is more than a year away, an attack ad is targeting NY-27 candidate Chris Jacobs. The 60-second radio ad describes Jacobs as a "Rino Republican", meaning "republican in name only". It calls Jacobs a "total Rino" and criticizes him for Albany's pay...
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Brendan Keany
Mike Baggerman
October 01, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The declared candidates for the 27th Congressional District have all shared their thoughts on the resignation of Chris Collins from the House of Representatives. Pressure Mounts on Bellavia to Launch NY27 Bid Collins resigned Monday in the midst of a legal battle that has...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
Tim Wenger
September 30, 2019 - 10:21 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The person most talked about when it comes to the NY27 Congressional district is the one who is doing the least amount of the talking. David Bellavia made his first public comments following the resignation of Congressman Chris Collins in a WBEN appearance late Monday evening...
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Brendan Keany
Mike Baggerman
September 13, 2019 - 7:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Democrat Sean Ryan will not seek another term in the New York State Assembly because he's eyeing a different seat in Albany: State Senate. Ryan told WBEN on Friday that he is officially running for the seat. "I had spent a bulk of the spring and summer talking to people in...
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Canalside's North Aud Block "Pit" May 24, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 28, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Development on the North Aud Block at Canalside will take another step on Wednesday night with an open house that will feature three designs for arguably the area's biggest eyesore.
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