Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) said release of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure should be an urgent call to action. The report, issued on March 3, gives US infrastructure a C- grade overall.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives has approved the American Rescue Plan, an approximately $1.9 trillion package providing COVID relief to American families, businesses and communities.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives has approved legislation that includes the National Heritage Area Act, authorizing $750,000 per year for each National Heritage Area, including the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area and the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, through fiscal 2036.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced federal grants totaling $65,000 through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for the following four local organizations: Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Buffalo String Works, and Hallwalls.
President Joe Biden announced three nominees to fill vacant seats on the United States Postal Service (USPS) Board of Governors. Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), who has been pushing for new leadership, released the following statement: