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Mar 3, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) said release of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure should be an urgent call to action. The report, issued on March 3, gives US infrastructure a C- grade overall.

Feb 27, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives has approved the American Rescue Plan, an approximately $1.9 trillion package providing COVID relief to American families, businesses and communities.

Feb 26, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives has approved legislation that includes the National Heritage Area Act, authorizing $750,000 per year for each National Heritage Area, including the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area and the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, through fiscal 2036.

Feb 25, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced federal grants totaling $65,000 through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for the following four local organizations: Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Buffalo String Works, and Hallwalls.

Feb 25, 2021 Press Release

President Joe Biden announced three nominees to fill vacant seats on the United States Postal Service (USPS) Board of Governors. Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), who has been pushing for new leadership, released the following statement:

Feb 25, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, announced passage of the Equality Act (H.R. 5), a bill that ensures LGBTQ Americans are equally protected from discrimination under federal law.

Feb 24, 2021 Press Release

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), under the new leadership of President Joe Biden and Secretary Pete Buttigieg, is looking to Build Back Better with an aggressive infrastructure agenda. Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is telling Secretary Buttigieg, that work can start right here in Western New York. 

Feb 23, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), who serves as Co-Chair of the Congressional Northern Border Caucus, released the following statement in response to today’s bilateral meeting between United States President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Feb 23, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), who serves as Co-Chair of the Congressional Northern Border Caucus, welcomed the bilateral meeting between United States President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Feb 22, 2021 Press Release

As the United States marked the tragic milestone of 500,000 U.S. deaths due to COVID, the House of Representatives Budget Committee took action to advance the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion COVID relief package.

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