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Jun 7, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined D’Youville College in announcing a grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services totaling $401,442.  The award is provided to the Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing at D’Youville College to address a shortage in faculty available to educate future nurses. 

Feb 27, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded federal funding to several Western New York organizations.

Oct 18, 2018 Press Release

Canisius College and Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announce a federal grant from the U.S. Health and Human Services Department (HHS) awarded to the college’s Institute for Autism Research (IAR) and Department of Psychology.

Apr 18, 2012 Press Release

 Congressman Brian Higgins spoke on the Floor of the House of Representatives calling for the protection of the Medicare program which provides health and prescription coverage to over 250,000 Western New York seniors. 


Sep 8, 2011 Press Release

With the first public meeting of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction set for Thursday, September 8, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) is asking the Committee co-chairs for serious consideration of an effort to negotiate lower drug prices through the Medicare program, a change that could save the nation as much as $200 billion over the next 10 years. 

Jul 1, 2011 Press Release

Today, Representatives Hochul (NY-26) and Higgins (NY-27) celebrated the 45th Anniversary of the implementation of Medicare at the Amherst Center for Senior Services. 

Apr 15, 2011 Press Release

Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted against a Budget Resolution submitted by Congressman Paul Ryan (R) of Wisconsin which could be devastating to Western New York seniors.  The legislation was approved by a vote of (235-193).