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October 13, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement after it was announced the United States would be opening our side of the land border for non-essential travel to fully vaccinated Canadians in November.

 

October 12, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) led 50 House colleagues in calling for the Social Security Administration and the American Federation of Government Employees to immediately develop a plan to reopen in-person Social Security services in the more than 1,500 locations around the country.

October 5, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) cosponsored the Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act (H.R. 1680).
 
“American’s constitutional rights are not confined to state lines – this most definitely applies to Second Amendment rights and American’s rights to travel with their firearm,” Jacobs said. “This legislation implements and strengthens simple but needed protections for traveling gun owners to prevent the prosecution from states or municipalities seeking to erode the rights of law-abiding Americans.” 
 

October 4, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) has named Alex Gilbert of Scottsville as the NY-27 September 2021 Veteran of the Month.

September 24, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) voted to pass the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last night (H.R. 4350). Additionally, two of Jacobs’ proposals were included and passed.

 

September 23, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is hosting a virtual informational night for NY-27 students who are interested in attending a service academy.

 

September 22, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) delivered a floor speech yesterday in support of the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act.

 

Remarks as prepared for delivery:

 

Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 4350 – the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act.

 

Our nation faces many challenges in the coming years – from the growing threat of terrorism brought on by our reckless withdrawal from Afghanistan, to Chinese aggression.

 

September 21, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) introduced a bill to provide the $1 billion in defense funding for Israel’s Iron Dome that Democrats stripped from today’s spending bill.

 

September 21, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) introduced a bill to provide the $1 billion in defense funding for Israel’s Iron Dome that Democrats stripped from today’s spending bill.

 

September 21, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement on today’s combined vote on a continuing resolution and legislation to raise the debt limit.

 

“Once again, Democrats are playing games with our nation’s economic recovery. Nancy Pelosi is asking Republicans to act on a bipartisan basis to raise the debt limit so she can force through $3.5 trillion in unnecessary partisan spending.