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June 18, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) - Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement in response to the announcement the US - Canada border would remain closed until at least July 21st, 2021.

 

June 17, 2021 Press Release

 

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is releasing the following statement after joining a panel this morning hosted by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) to discuss the importance of a swift reopening of the US – Canada border.

June 16, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) delivered a floor speech this afternoon in support of his legislation, the Help Wanted Act, and to raise concerns about the problems being caused by labor shortages nationwide.

Remarks as prepared for delivery:

I rise today in support of my legislation the Help Wanted Act, which would reinstate work search requirements for unemployment benefits and end disincentives for work.

We have now gotten two jobs reports that fell far short of projections.

June 10, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement after it was reported that President Biden and Prime Minister Trudeau are set to meet at the G7 Summit this week.

 

June 8, 2021 Press Release

Says President, Cabinet Members must provide answers to Congress and American people

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) introduced legislation this morning that requires the Biden administration to provide long-sought transparency into efforts to reopen the U.S. – Canada border.

June 6, 2021 Press Release

(Niagara County, N.Y.) – At a press conference today at the Queenston Lewiston Bridge, Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) called for transparency on reopening deliberations and a plan to allow families to reunite on June 22nd of this month when the current travel restrictions expire. Jacobs was joined by families who have been separated by the border closures. 

 

June 4, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement after the May Jobs Report once again missed estimates for projected jobs added.

 

May 28, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement in response to the President’s $6 trillion budget proposal designed to “reshape the American economy.”

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.