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April 1, 2021 Press Release

 

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Yesterday, Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) announced Ken Blachura of Eden as the New York 27th Congressional District March Veteran of the Month.

 

February 23, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) has designated Donald Lanternier of Lockport as the New York 27th Congressional District Veteran of the Month.

 

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 29, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) has designated Margaret Peri of Batavia as the New York 27th Congressional District Veteran of the Month for January of 2021.

 

January 21, 2021 Press Release

 

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) spoke on the House floor today in support of the waiver required to allow retired four-star Army General Lloyd Austin to serve as Secretary of Defense.

 

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.

 

January 19, 2021 Press Release

 

(Washington, D.C.) – Representatives Chris Jacobs (NY-27), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Andrew Garbarino (NY-02), Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11), Tom Reed (NY-23), Lee Zeldin (NY-1), and John Katko (NY-24) are calling upon Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN) to apologize for his comments denigrating members of the National Guard.

 

December 2, 2020 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) is announcing that families can now schedule burial services at the Western New York National Cemetery. The Cemetery was dedicated Monday, November 30th, 2020.