Only One Alternative – Buffalo Central Terminal – Offers Passengers Access to Western Cities
In a letter to the President and CEO of the National Passenger Rail Corporation (doing business as Amtrak) Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is asking for clarity on Amtrak’s long-term plans for service in the Buffalo region and advocating for reactivation of the Central Terminal. Higgins
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Executive Order banning foreign nationals from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia and Yemen from entering the United States:
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of March. Through the program, staff from Congressman Higgins’ office is available at satellite sites throughout the district to better serve the needs of constituents.
Below is the March Congress on Your Corner schedule:
Tuesday, March 7th
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the statement below following revelations that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with the Russian Ambassador on multiple occasions despite testimony, under oath, claiming he "did not have communications with the Russians."
"Truth is a prerequisite in justice. The integrity of our government and democracy cannot be taken lightly.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s address to a Joint Session of Congress:
“Tonight’s address was long on platitudes and warm, deserving tributes to Americans who have overcome great struggles and made incredible sacrifices, but lacked the detailed plans and a thoughtful vision to bring this Country together. Great leaders don’t stoke fear, they inspire confidence and the actions taken by this Administration in recent weeks are invoking genuine concern in my Western
Higgins Speaks Up For Historic Tax Credits, Great Lakes Funding, Arts & Heritage Areas in Testimony before the House Appropriations Committee
As the House of Representatives Appropriation Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies prepares budgetary decisions for Fiscal Year 2018, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) testified before the panel to make Western New York priorities heard. The subcommittee’s jurisdiction includes funding for the arts, historic preservation and environmental protection.
Program Encourages Development, Job Creation in Economically Distressed Communities
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined over 150 Members of Congress in a letter calling on federal law enforcement and justice agencies to swiftly address the circumstances leading to multiple bomb th
Congressman Brian Higgins, a member of the bipartisan Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s action to rescind protections for transgender students.
Thousands Of African American Soldiers During WWII, Like Buffalo Native George Watts, Were Denied Recognition During a Period When Our Nation’s Military Was Segregated
Senator & Congressman Successfully Urged The Army To Award Long Delayed Service Distinctions To Veteran and Buffalonian George Watts