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September 13, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) participated in the House Agriculture Committee’s markup of their portion of the $3.5 trillion partisan reconciliation package.

 

July 26, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – At a press conference this morning at Reyncrest Farms, Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) highlighted the need for full enforcement of the USMCA. Specifically, he is calling for Canada to adhere to their agreement as it relates to their tariff-rate quota (TRQ) policies.

July 14, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) voted to advance the bipartisan Broadband Internet Connections for Rural America Act (HR 4374) out of the House Agriculture Committee.

 

July 7, 2021 Press Release


(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is announcing $9,050,000 in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) rural water funding for the Town of Pembroke.

“It is important to bring municipal water to every resident in the Town of Pembroke and to do it at a reasonable cost. This funding helps the town in accomplishing that,"
Thomas Schneider Jr., Town of Pembroke Supervisor said.

July 6, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is announcing an $11.3 million United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant being awarded to Livingston County to expand rural broadband access for residents. This funding comes after Jacobs advocated on behalf of the county receiving it.

May 20, 2021 Press Release

 

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) cosponsored the Broadband for Rural America Act developed by the House Agriculture Committee.

 

April 28, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) introduced legislation to add Wyoming County to the region covered by the Northern Border Regional Commission.

 

“Ensuring the future prosperity of our region means we must provide every resource and opportunity to our rural communities to build their economies and thrive,” Jacobs said. “This legislation will give Wyoming County access to additional funding to execute infrastructure, community, and economic development projects.”

 

April 22, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is announcing $18,729,000 in funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been awarded to the towns of Bethany and Pembroke to update and development rural water systems.

 

March 30, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) held the first official meeting of his Agriculture Advisory Committee on Saturday, March 27th, 2021.

 

"In order for me to craft effective policy and ensure the long-term prosperity of our region's farmers and agribusinesses, it is critical to make sure they have a seat at the table," Jacobs said. "We had a productive introductory meeting and discussed many of the pressing issues facing Western New York agriculture. I look forward to continuing our work together."

 

March 26, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) has joined the Great Lakes Task Force.