Representative Doug Collins Newswire

Representative Doug Collins Newswire

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  1. NMPA Chief David Israelite on Music Licensing Issues: 'The Value of...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Billboard

    The National Music Publishers Assn., the Digital Media Assn. and various songwriter groups are negotiating legislation that they hope will solve the mechanical licensing problems that have plagued digital music services, while hopefully achieving higher rates for music publishers and songwriters.


  2. Army vet plans to challenge Rep. Collins in 2018 electionRead the original story

    Yesterday | WHEC-TV Rochester

    An Army veteran, who works as an Erie County assistant district attorney, plans to challenge Congressman Chris Collins in 2018, according to a report. According to the Buffalo News, Bunny is a Syracuse University graduate who also served as a platoon leader in the 10th Mountain Division in Iraq.


  3. Law enforcement leaders urge Trump, Sessions admin to get on board with criminal justice reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Examiner

    Top law enforcement leaders sent President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions a letter Wednesday urging the administration to get on board with what they call bipartisan criminal justice reform. Members of Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration - a group of current and former police chiefs, sheriffs, district attorneys, federal and state prosecutors, and attorneys general - urged Trump and Sessions to "join the bipartisan effort for criminal justice reform, and align its policy agenda with that mission" in their letter.


  4. Supreme Court to hear case on search warrants for emails on servers overseasRead the original story

    Monday Oct 16 | Washington Times

    The Supreme Court said Monday it will take up a case that tests the bounds of federal investigators' ability to pry loose information American companies store on foreign computer servers. It's the latest test for the justices as they grapple with 20th Century laws governing the modern-day Internet economy.


  5. Another Obama Decision Reversed? Now It's About Food Safety.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | MSNBC

    Citing President Donald Trump's calls for deregulation, Republican lawmakers and the chicken industry are aggressively lobbying to speed up poultry inspection lines - a change the Obama administration had rejected after warnings it would endanger workers and increase food contamination. The National Chicken Council has asked the USDA to allow poultry plants participating in a new inspection system to operate "at any line speed" they can safely handle, freeing them from the 140 birds-per-minute limit that the Obama administration had established for most plants.


  6. Ethics Office: 'Substantial Reason to Believe' Chris Collins Broke the Law, House RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | New York Magazine

    Representative Chris Collins, a Republican who represents much of western New York, may have violated both federal law and House ethics rules by promoting Innate Immunotherapeutics, an Australian biotech firm he is invested in, according to a report from the Office of Congressional Ethics. Collins is the largest shareholder in Innate Immuno, and his connection to the company first drew scrutiny in January during former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's confirmation hearing.


  7. Historic Tax Credits on the chopping blockRead the original story

    Friday Oct 13 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Could construction in downtown Rochester come to a halt? A tax reform plan circulating in Washington could slash an important resource for developers. Historic Tax Credit gives a 20% credit to developers who buy old, historic buildings to rehabilitate them and turn them into things like apartment buildings, offices or retail stores.


  8. In Depth: Rep. Collins actions warrant reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Congressional investigators say there is a "substantial reason to believe" Republican Rep. Chris Collins of New York shared material, non-public information about a drug company he had a major financial stake in and took official actions to assist the company. The conclusions were included in an announcement Thursday from the House Ethics Committee that it was extending its review of the three-term congressman, an early and strong supporter of President Donald Trump.


  9. Ethics committee investigates Rep. Chris Collins for insider tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | WEHT

    The House ethics committee is investigating New York Rep. Chris Collins, the first Republican on Capitol Hill to endorse Donald Trump's presidential campaign, for potentially violating federal law and House rules regarding insider trading. The outside, non-partisan Office of Congressional Ethics began a review of Collins' activity in March and voted to send its findings to the House ethics panel in July, which can formally launch investigations and recommend any sanctions against any lawmaker it determines has broken any rules.


  10. Ethics panel says Rep. Collins may have committed insider tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | New York Daily News

    A congressional ethics panel Thursday found "substantial reason to believe" that an upstate congressman and key President Trump supporter broke federal law. The Office of Congressional Ethics has been looking into Rep. Chris Collins and his relationship with an Australian biotech firm.


  11. Rep. Chris Collins's advocacy for biotech company broke rules, House ethics watchdog findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | The Washington Post

    Rep. Chris Collins talks with the media after a meeting of House Republicans in the Capitol on June 8, 2016. A House ethics watchdog has found "substantial reason to believe" that Rep. Chris Collins violated federal law and congressional rules by meeting with government researchers in his official capacity to benefit a biotech company he is invested in and sharing private information to drum up investments in that company.


  12. Ethics investigators suggest Rep. Chris Collins may have engaged in insider tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | USA Today

    Ethics investigators suggest Rep. Chris Collins may have engaged in insider trading The House Ethics committee will continue to review the matter under a procedure that rarely results in punishment. Check out this story on Rep. Chris Collins R-N.Y. speaks with reporters as he leaves a closed-door meeting with then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Monday, March 21, 2016, in Washington.


  13. Ethics panel finds 'substantial reason' to believe that Congressman...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 12 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    A report by the House of Representatives' Office of Congressional Ethics says that there is "substantial reason" to beleive that Representative Chris Collins violated federal law with his actions related to an Australian biotech firm. The report, which can be found here , was released on Thursday.


  14. A conservative seeking a better federal prison systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Washington Examiner

    A number of states, including Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina and Louisiana, have implemented anti-recidivism programming for inmates and enacted other "smart on crime" reforms. Only a government program can fail a third of the time and still be allowed to operate without accountability or change.


  15. View Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Business Wire

    The Oct. 10 event is part of PPG's efforts around National Manufacturing Day, an initiative organized by the National Association of Manufacturers that aims to address the skilled labor shortage, connect with future generations of manufacturers and ensure the ongoing success of the manufacturing industry. PPG's facility employs more than 85 people and manufactures well-known architectural paints, including GLIDDENA paint and the PPG PAINTSa brand.


  16. ' Member of the Month for October 2017: Rep. Mark WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | FreedomWorks

    Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.


  17. Buffington: Collins may face choice on Trumpism vs. ConservatismRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 23 | Barrow County News

    There are at least two different ways to look at Rep. Doug Collins' recent vote against funding hurricane relief and raising the debt ceiling: Collins was either voting on conservative principal, or he got lost in the ideological woods and misread the mood of the moment. Collins was not opposed to funding hurricane relief efforts.


  18. Protesters urge senators to block third attempt at overhauling health care systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Your News Now

    Protesters in Buffalo Friday rallied against the latest measure by Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Rally goers say the bill would deny coverage to millions of Americans, raise insurance premiums and damage the current Medicaid system.


  19. ASCAP's 'I Create Music' EXPO Slated for May, 2018 in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 |

    ASCAP, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today announced that its 13th annual ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO will take place May 7 - 9, 2018 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. The United States' largest conference for songwriters, composers, artists and producers, ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO offers a rare opportunity for aspiring music creators to learn from and collaborate with some of the most successful and creative people in the music industry.


  20. Rep. Collins votes against Harvey aid, raising debt limitRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 |

    Rep. Doug Collins, who represents most of Northeast Georgia including Madison County, voted Sept. 8 against legislation that gave a $15 billion disaster aid package to Texas and also raised the federal government's borrowing limit until Dec. 8. The legislation passed in the House 316-90 with Collins being one of the 90 votes - all Republicans - opposed.