More on Veterans
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives in approving S.1963, the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act.
“I have witnessed the extraordinary and inspiring work our service members perform in the most difficult of situations across the world,” said Congressman Higgins. “We as a nation owe our returning veterans the same devotion and care when they come home.”
Below are just a few of the highlights included in the legislation:
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced the news that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will utilize funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the hiring of new employees that will assist its Buffalo VA division with processing claims.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve historical reforms to federal student loan programs that will utilize taxpayer savings and expand college aid while reducing the federal deficit.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined local veterans in Chautauqua County for a ceremony recognizing those who served and those who are currently serving this nation. The Congressman presented Sheridan VFW Post 6390 with a flag flown over the United States Capitol during the event.
To watch a video of the ceremony click here.