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Jan 17, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) recognized the life and work of Dr. James Melius, a champion for worker rights, including those responding to Ground Zero following 9/11 and Western New York employees exposed to radiation during the Cold War.  Melius passed away on January 1, 2018. 

Jan 16, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) named nine local veterans to serve as members of his Service Academy Advisory Committee.  The panel recently met to interview local high school students applying to an academy and make recommendations to the Congressman. 

Jan 11, 2018 Press Release

Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-26) and Elise Stefanik (NY-21) announced opposition to the January 9, 2018 preliminary decision by the U.S.

Jan 5, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of January.  Through the program, staff members from Congressman Higgins’ office are available at satellite sites throughout the district to better serve the needs of constituents.

The January Congress on Your Corner schedule is available below:

Jan 3, 2018 Press Release

Along the old DL&W rail corridor, a ribbon of green runs from the Buffalo River across from Solar City to the DL&W Terminal in downtown Buffalo near Canalside. This land, which extends for a mile and a half through The Valley, The First Ward, and the Perry neighborhood, is owned by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA).

Dec 22, 2017 Press Release

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – Congressmen Brian Higgins (NY-26) and Chris Collins (NY-27) thanked the United States Air Force for approving a request for a flyover on December 29, 2017 at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) game between the United States and Canada at New Era Field.

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), Vice Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement following his vote against H.R. 1, the GOP tax bill:

Dec 15, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) welcomed the United States Navy’s latest vessel, the USS Little Rock, in formal remarks on the Floor of the House of Representatives.  The ship, which is currently docked at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval Park, will be officially commissioned in Buffalo, New York on December 16, 2017. 

Dec 13, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is cosponsoring The Save Net Neutrality Act (H.R. 4585) a bill, introduced by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, prohibiting the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from proceeding through the process of repealing Net Neutrality rules. 

Dec 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released its beta test of its online Pilot Records Database (PRD). The PRD will expedite the sharing of pilot records to help commercial airlines and operators make informed hiring decisions.