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Oct 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has awarded the University at Buffalo a grant award for $834,177 to conduct research on health effects experienced among police officers.

Oct 9, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined Niagara Falls City School District Superintendent Mark Laurrie in announcing a federal grant through the U.S.

Oct 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chairwoman of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, was joined by Representatives Brian Higgins (D-NY) and Susan Wild (D-PA) to introduce H.R.

Oct 4, 2019 Press Release

Hispanic Heritage Council of WNY President Casimiro Rodriguez Accepts Military Medals Earned by His Brother, the Late Gabriel A. Rodriguez

 

Oct 4, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) and City of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster announced City of Niagara Falls has been awarded a $44,114 federal grant through the Department of Justice’s Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program to assist the City’s Police Department in continuing to fund two part-time Police Liaison positions, as well as sixteen handheld radios.

 

Oct 3, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced Niagara County has been awarded $450,000 in federal funding through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Grant Program.  Brownfield sites are properties, often previously used for industrial purposes, where reuse may be difficult due to site contaminants. 

 

Oct 2, 2019 Press Release

During a ceremony at the Frontiersman VFW Post 7545 in Tonawanda, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) presented Staff Sergeant Carl Koeppelle with the military medals he received while serving in the United States Army during World War II.

 

Oct 1, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced The Veterans One-stop Center of WNY is the recipient of a Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) grant totaling $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to continue the end of veteran homelessness in Western New York.

Oct 1, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced a federal grant has been awarded to D’Youville College from the Department of Education’s Academies for American History and Civics Program in the amount of $1,492,475. The funding will be implemented over a period of three years, starting with $499,022 for the upcoming fiscal year.

 

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