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April 6, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) led a letter with Congressmembers Claudia Tenney (NY-22), Andrew Garbarino (NY-02), Lee Zeldin (NY-01), and Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11) in calling on Governor Cuomo to release billions in rental assistance funding allocated to New York State by Congress in December.

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 23, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is releasing the following statement after the House Committee on the Budget met yesterday for the markup of the COVID-19 budget reconciliation package. During the hearing, Jacobs introduced a proposal to provide needed accountability for state nursing home death disclosures.

 

February 22, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is releasing the following statement ahead of the virtual summit between President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

 

February 19, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) has co-sponsored legislation to require the President to provide a complete account of enacted but unspent COVID-19 funds.

 

“As Democrats move forward with their unilateral approach to force through a massive $1.9 trillion relief package, I believe it is imperative to know how much funding has already been enacted but remains unspent. That figure could be as high as $1 trillion.

 

February 18, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement after it was reported last night that the FBI and the Brooklyn U.S. Attorney’s Office have opened an investigation into Governor Cuomo and senior members of his COVID-19 Task Force.

 

February 16, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is releasing the following statement after Governor Cuomo’s press conference yesterday and New York State Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt’s calls for N.Y. Attorney General James to expand the scope of her investigation into Governor Cuomo’s nursing home death cover-up.

 

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.