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Sep 24, 2012 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins is asking the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) to put the brakes on long-term maintenance of the Buffalo Skyway while alternatives are reviewed.  Specifically, Higgins is requesting the DOT refrain from including expensive Skyway rehab on the State’s Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) projects list. 

Sep 17, 2012 Press Release

With a beautiful new Federal Courthouse constructed and in use along Buffalo’s Niagara Square, Congressman Brian Higgins is asking the U.S. government’s landlord agency to move expeditiously to transition the former federal Dillon Courthouse for future use.

Sep 6, 2012 Press Release

World Trade Center of Buffalo Niagara (WTCBN) will receive approximately $682,000 in funding, including $218,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce, to help local medical device manufacturers sell their goods in China.

Aug 16, 2012 Press Release

Kenmore, NY – New York Congressman Brian Higgins met with Catholic Health associates and leadership at Kenmore Mercy on Wednesday to learn more about the hospital’s $14 million new emergency department project.

 Tour of Kenmore Mercy Hospital


Aug 16, 2012 Press Release

Explore & More Children's Museum today announced the selection of Gyroscopea museum planning, architecture and exhibit design firm, to lead its master planning process, taking a critical step towards opening a children’s museum on the Buffalo waterfront. The Master Plan will be funded by The John R. Oishei Foundation, the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) and Fisher-Price. 

Jul 31, 2012 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins announced Chautauqua County Children’s Safety Education Village has been awarded a federal grant totaling $52, 040 through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighter’s Grant (AFG) Program.  

Jul 23, 2012 Press Release

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Congressman Brian Higgins naming the U.S. courthouse for Robert H. Jackson today. 

Jul 23, 2012 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27), Senator Sherrod Brown (OH), and Senator Richard Blumenthal (CT) sent a letter to the Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL), Roger Goodell, with concerns about the recently-announced change to the television blackout policy.

Jul 18, 2012 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins announced three organizations in Western New York are set to receive federal Museums for America Grants totaling close to $219,000, leveraging close to one million in additional funds.