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October 4, 2021 Press Release

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) has named Alex Gilbert of Scottsville as the NY-27 September 2021 Veteran of the Month.

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 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 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 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.

 

August 28, 2021 Press Release

(Livingston County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) held a pinning ceremony at the National Warplane Museum in Geneseo, New York, yesterday to honor over 40 Western New York Vietnam veterans.

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 16, 2021 Press Release

 

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement on the situation in Afghanistan.