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Feb 14, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced House passage of H.J.Res.79, Removing the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. The House Joint Resolution would remove the 1982 deadline set by the 92nd Congress and allow the Equal Rights Amendment to be ratified into the Constitution by three-fourths of the States.

Feb 14, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is inviting local high school students to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. This nationwide art competition highlights the significance of art education in our nation’s schools by showcasing the work of our country’s most gifted young artists.

Feb 13, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House Committee on Ways and Means has approved the Consumer Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills Act (H.R. 5826).  The bipartisan legislation, cosponsored by Higgins, improves transparency and provides better protections for patients facing medical bills.

Feb 11, 2020 Press Release

As Western New York prepares to mark the tragic anniversary of the crash of Flight 3407, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is calling on the federal government to persist in demanding the highest level of safety for airline passengers.  Higgins voice comes as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is delayed in implementing the changes required in legislation following the crash, and as new

Feb 11, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the House of Representatives Budget Committee, provided in an analysis of the Trump Budget, released this week, the devastating impact it would have on the people, neighborhoods and economy of Western New York.