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March 5, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) - Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is releasing the following statement after joining Assemblyman DiPietro to call for New York schools to reopen for 100% in-person learning five days a week. 

 

February 27, 2021 Press Release

 

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) issued the following statement after voting against the $1.9 trillion Democrat budget reconciliation package.

 

“Today, we didn’t vote on a focused, fiscally responsible, or targeted COVID-19 relief bill. The bill before the House today was a partisan package designed to advance an agenda, not the needs of the American people. Sadly, Democrats have rejected over 200 attempts at bipartisan consensus to cut costs and improve this legislation.

 

February 24, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Reps. Chris Jacobs (NY-27), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Tom Reed (NY-23), and Andrew Garbarino (NY-02) are calling on Governor Cuomo to release critical adult education funding allocated by the federal government.

February 11, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) has joined the House Rural Broadband Caucus for the 117th Congress.

 

“Expanding broadband access is critical to rebuilding and advancing rural Western New York communities. This need has existed for years, but the pandemic has amplified these needs as schools have moved online, telehealth services are being used more frequently and vaccine appointments are being made online, and Western New Yorkers are working from home,” Jacobs said.

 

February 11, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) has joined the House Rural Broadband Caucus for the 117th Congress.

 

“Expanding broadband access is critical to rebuilding and advancing rural Western New York communities. This need has existed for years, but the pandemic has amplified these needs as schools have moved online, telehealth services are being used more frequently and vaccine appointments are being made online, and Western New Yorkers are working from home,” Jacobs said.

 

February 8, 2021 Press Release

 

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) held a virtual press conference with local leaders to address the urgent need for high-speed internet coverage in rural communities. In addition, they discussed the growing divide in digital literacy skills and Orleans County United Way’s current efforts to survey residents.

 

January 20, 2021 Press Release

 

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is releasing the following statement after attending the Inauguration of President Joe Biden.

 

December 21, 2020 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) helped pass a targeted, bipartisan COVID-19 relief package today in the House of Representatives.

 

December 7, 2020 Press Release

 

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) joined a bipartisan letter to the House and Senate appropriations committees calling for additional funding for the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) ReConnect rural broadband grant program in the upcoming FY21 funding bill. 

 

October 14, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) has cosponsored the State Municipal Assistance for Response and Transition (SMART) Act.

 “Many local governments in Western New York did not meet the 500,000 resident threshold to receive coronavirus funding from the CARES Act. Without additional aid to state and local governments our hospitals, first responders, and schools are facing the risk of lay-offs and cuts to critical services they provide our communities,” Jacobs said.