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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 16, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) has been awarded the Adult Education Champion Award presented by the Coalition on Adult Basic Education. Congressman Jacobs was presented the award by Lisa Lee – Executive Director of CORE Learning Centers and State Advocacy Fellow for the Coalition on Adult Basic Education.

September 10, 2021 Press Release

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

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.

 

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.