As the country recognizes Earth Day, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is pushing for the federal government to take action to protect the planet by increasing its investment in the Great Lakes, the largest source of fresh water in the world.
During a House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee hearing titled “In Their Own Words: Paid Leave, Child Care and an Economy that Failed Women,” Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) stressed the importance of improving federal policy to support
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced Open Food Facts as the winning app of the 2020 Congressional App Challenge, an annual competition challenging middle and high school students from House Congressional districts across the United States to create and submit original coding applications.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), Co-chair of the Northern Border Caucus, addressed the renewed shutdown of the border between the United States and Canada in remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval of the Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2021 (H.R. 1460). The bipartisan bill makes grants available to increase the distribution and installation of carbon monoxide detectors.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to President Biden’s announcement of plans to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the passage of legislation aimed at protecting older Americans from scams and other fraudulent tactics targeting consumers. The pandemic has increased incidences of fraudulent activity.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced passage of H.R.7, the Paycheck Fairness Act. The legislation, cosponsored by Higgins, strengthens the 1963 Equal Pay Act by closing loopholes to provide women additional protections from pay discrimination and requiring, under the law, equal pay for equal work.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) testified before the House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to highlight priorities for Western New York.
Northern Border Caucus Co-chair and Western New York Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is calling on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to immediately advance concrete proposals for reopening the border between the United States and Canada.