Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced continued progress on efforts to examine removal of the Buffalo Skyway. On Monday, December 12, the Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC), the region’s transportation planning board, took action to endorse plans for formal environmental review of Skyway alternatives.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval of the Water Resources Development Act (S. 612) delivering support for projects enhancing local waterways, improving water infrastructure and rebuilding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District headquarters.
This week the House of Representatives approved H.R. 3381, the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research (STAR) Act. The legislation, cosponsored by Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), had broad bipartisan support.
As the nation prepares to discuss investment in America’s infrastructure and Buffalo examines potential sites for a new passenger rail station, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) took to the House Floor in support of Buffalo’s Central Terminal, recognizing the grand architectural landmark as the best choice both in terms of improving transportation options and serving as a catalyst for redevelopment of the City’s Broadway Fillmore neighborhood.
Medical research, innovation and advanced treatments for many of today’s most challenging health issues received a giant boost with approval of a package of legislation included in the 21st Century Cures Act, passed by Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) and fellow members of the House of Representatives this week.