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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) introduced a bill to provide the $1 billion in defense funding for Israel’s Iron Dome that Democrats stripped from today’s spending bill.

 

September 21, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) introduced a bill to provide the $1 billion in defense funding for Israel’s Iron Dome that Democrats stripped from today’s spending bill.

 

September 3, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressmen Chris Jacobs (NY-27) and Tim Ryan (OH-13) announced their legislation, the Reservists Opportunity Act, has been included in the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) as adopted by the House Armed Services Committee.

 

September 3, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) joined House Republican colleagues in calling for the President to provide transparency into his July 23rd call with former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

 

August 26, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement in response to the deadly bombings outside of Hamid Karzai airport in Kabul today.

 

“The attacks that occurred today outside of the airport in Kabul are horrific and tragically took the lives of 12 American service members. My heart is with each of their families, and I ask every American to join me in praying for them and every American service member still in harm’s way.

 

August 23, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) introduced a resolution expressing the need to safely evacuate American citizens and allies from Afghanistan.



August 23, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) and Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) introduced the Reservists Opportunity Act to give more flexibility to members of the National Guard and Reserves.

August 19, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is putting out the following statement and information regarding assistance to individuals trapped in Afghanistan.