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Education is one of the most powerful tools we can give our children. From early education all the way through graduate studies and beyond, Brian strongly believes that all students should be given an equal chance to succeed. In order to prepare students to enter the workforce, Higgins has been a strong advocate for math and science education, in addition to workforce training programs, to give students the marketable skills they need to compete in a globalized economy. Brian has also been outspoken on the need to make higher education more affordable to reduce the skyrocketing education debt burden faced by so many recent graduates. 

 

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Mar 11, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced today that the Research Foundation of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo will receive $202,241 from the National Endowment of the Humanities to digitally archive the audio recordings of 425 notable poets.

Feb 24, 2009 Press Release
“Tonight Congress and the country listened as our President, in office just four short weeks, laid out a very realistic and optimistic picture of the state of our nation. With a strong focus on our national economy President Obama provided new hope for middle class families like many in Western New York struggling to find work and afford quality healthcare.
Feb 18, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Chautauqua County school districts will see approximately $9,009,000 in direct federal funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act according to new estimates based on a Congressional Research Service (CRS) analysis.
Feb 18, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Erie County school districts within his district will see approximately $53,937,000 in direct federal funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act according to new estimates based on a Congressional Research Service (CRS) analysis. 

“Local schools are facing economically challenging times,” said Congressman Higgins.  “These federal dollars will inject new, unanticipated investments into our local schools, improving education, preventing teacher lay-offs and saving local property taxpayers money.”

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