Congressmembers Brian Higgins (D -NY-26), Brett Guthrie (R-KY-2), Doris Matsui (D-CA-6) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL-12) announced introduction of the Cancer Drug Parity Act, a bipartisan bill requiring health insurance plans that cover intravenous and injectable cancer medications to also cover orally administered cancer medications at the equivalent rate.
In a House of Representatives Budget Committee hearing reviewing the recently released 2020 budget proposed by President Trump, Budget Committee member Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) questioned the Administration’s justification for drastic cuts in medical research generally, and cancer research specificall
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the House of Representatives Budget Committee, released the following statement in response to the release of the President’s proposed 2020 Budget:
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced House passage of the most sweeping government reform and election security package in decades, H.R. 1, the For The People Act.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is inviting local high school students to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. All artwork submitted from students in Congressman Higgins’ district will be featured in a public gallery in Western New York and available for viewing online. The winning piece will be displayed in the tunnel to the U.S. Capitol.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives approved H.R. 1138, a bill introduced by Reps.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of March. Through the program, staff from Congressman Higgins’ office are available at satellite sites throughout the district to better serve the needs of constituents.
Tuesday, March 12
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded federal funding to several Western New York organizations.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) presented Korean War veteran Angelo Ciraolo, of Niagara Falls, with the medals he earned while serving in the United States Army 69 years ago.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) spoke from the floor of the House of Representatives on Tuesday to support two measures that the House is expected to vote on this week to close background check loopholes in federal law.