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July 30, 2022

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 1808 – The Assault Weapons Ban of 2021.

"Two months ago, following the massacre of 10 people in Buffalo and the horrific killing of 19 children in Uvalde, I announced that I would support an assault weapon ban that stops the further sale and manufacture of AR-15 style weapons – the guns used in these and many other mass shootings. Today, that bill was brought to the floor of the House of Representatives and I voted in favor of it.

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July 28, 2022

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 4346 – CHIPS-Plus. This legislation passed the House of Representatives in a 243-187 vote and passed the Senate earlier this week 64-33.


July 11, 2022

(Washington, D.C.) – Last week, Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) introduced Steven's Law to bring transparency and needed safeguards to the fertility industry.


July 10, 2022

(Erie County, NY) - Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) held a pinning ceremony in Springville on Thursday to honor veterans of the Vietnam War.


June 24, 2022

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement after voting to pass the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act – a comprehensive gun safety package developed by a bipartisan team of U.S. Senators. With Jacobs' support, the legislation now heads to the President's desk to be signed into law.

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June 22, 2022

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement after text was advanced for the bipartisan Senate gun safety legislation.

"The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act represents meaningful reforms that I believe will decrease gun violence and save lives. This bill is thoughtful, balanced, and comprehensive. I will do all I can to advocate for this bill's passage in the House of Representatives with bipartisan support."

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June 16, 2022

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Reps. Chris Jacobs (NY-27), Grace Meng (NY-06), and Brian Higgins (NY-26) introduced bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives that seeks to restrict access to enhanced body armor, and they named the measure in memory of Aaron Salter Jr., the retired Buffalo Police Officer and supermarket security guard killed in the Buffalo massacre who was unable to stop the shooter since he was protected by enhanced body armor during the attack.


June 15, 2022

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) cosponsored the Securing our Students Act, a piece of legislation designed to allow school districts to access unused COVID-19 funds to purchase equipment and improve school safety measures.


May 24, 2022

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) cosponsored the Accessing America's Critical Minerals Act to boost domestic supply chains for critical minerals for advanced manufacturing and technology development.


May 19, 2022

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) voted in favor of the Access to Baby Formula Act (H.R. 7791) when it passed the House of Representatives last night.