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