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June 6, 2021 Press Release

(Niagara County, N.Y.) – At a press conference today at the Queenston Lewiston Bridge, Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) called for transparency on reopening deliberations and a plan to allow families to reunite on June 22nd of this month when the current travel restrictions expire. Jacobs was joined by families who have been separated by the border closures. 

 

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.

 

May 20, 2021 Press Release

 

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement in response to the Canadian announcement the US – Canadian Border would remain closed until June 21st, 2021.

 

April 22, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is announcing $18,729,000 in funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been awarded to the towns of Bethany and Pembroke to update and development rural water systems.

 

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.