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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.

 

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 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) 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.

 

September 13, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) announced key information from the Small Business Administration (SBA) for residents and businesses in Niagara County impacted by storm and severe flood damage in July.

 

September 10, 2021 Press Release

(Orleans County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) toured the Iroquois Job Corps Center in Medina yesterday.

August 20, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement after the Biden administration announced yet another extension of the U.S. – Canadian border restrictions until at least September 21st, 2021.

 

August 11, 2021 Press Release

 

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Chris Jacobs (R-NY) and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) led a bicameral letter with 29 members of Congress to President Biden calling for the administration to change course and end its unconstitutional eviction moratorium.

August 3, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) cosponsored the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission Reauthorization Act to provide federal funding and support to the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.

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.