During a markup hearing of the House of Representatives Budget Committee, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) was critical of the GOP 2019 Budget plan, introduced this week, calling it destructive to hardworking Americans.
The GOP Budget Plan:
With the Justice Department refusing to defend protections for those with pre-existing conditions, the Trump Administration releasing a new rule providing junk insurance and a new push for repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) says now is the time to approve legislation allowing Americans to buy into Medicare early.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives has approved a pair of bills aimed at providing additional support to women veterans and veterans engaged in the veteran treatment court program.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) welcomed the start of construction on a project continuing the return of cars to portions of Main Street in Buffalo. The funding was provided through the FY 2015 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. Congressman Higgins supported Buffalo’s applica
Congressmembers Kenny Marchant (TX-24) and Brian Higgins (NY-26), members of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, led a bipartisan letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer requesting that the U.S. reengage in discussions with Canada to reach a negotiated agreement on softwood lumber.
Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-26), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), John Faso (NY-19), John Katko (NY-24) and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) led a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and International Trade Commission (ITC) Chairman Rhonda Schmidtlein urging reconsideration of the tariffs on Canadian uncoated groundwood paper (UGW), used as newsprint, which will have a severe impact on local news
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade and Co-Chair of the Northern Border Caucus, released the following statement following yesterday’s summit:
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of June. Through the program, staff from Congressman Higgins’ office are available at satellite sites throughout the district to better serve the needs of constituents.
Below is the outreach schedule for June:
Tuesday, June 12
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to remarks made today by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao:
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the House of Representatives Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade and Co-Chair of the Northern Border Task Force, is sounding the alarm on the real and harmful impact of the Trump tariffs.