Northern Border & Homeland Security
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Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is objecting to the Administration’s plan to relocate Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers currently stationed in airports and on the border between the United States and Canada to serve along the southern border.
Congressmembers Brian Higgins (D-NY-26) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) will co-chair the Northern Border Caucus for the 116th Congress. The working group is comprised of a bipartisan assembly of Members of the House of Representatives committed to addressing the policies integral to the relationship between the United States and Canada.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) welcomed the news that seniors in Western New York can expect a cost of living adjustment (COLA) in 2012. On Wednesday, October 19, 2011 the Social Security Administration officially announced next year’s COLA will be 3.6 percent. The increase, which is based on the Consumer Price Index, is the first since 2009.