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Nov 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), Vice Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, joined Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Vice Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, in hosting a forum focusing on ways that Congress can create economic opportunity in communities like Western New York.

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined the Western New York community in mourning the loss of City of Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner with a special tribute to the fallen officer and soldier on the Floor of the House of Representatives. 

Oct 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-26), John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Bobby Scott (VA-3), Beto O’Rourke (TX-16) and Jared Polis (CO-2) announce introduction of the House companion to the Senate Medicare-X Choice Act of 2017.  The Medicare-X Choice Act

Oct 23, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), economic development leaders, preservationists and others advancing adaptive reuse of Western New York’s historic properties, came together to stress the critical importance of maintaining federal Historic Tax Credits (HTC).  Higgins serves as Vice Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, which oversees tax policy and will debate tax reform in

Oct 23, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) marked the opening of the new Bailey Avenue Bridges, crossing Cazenovia Creek and the Buffalo River.  The $22 million infrastructure project, which includes over $15 million in federal funding, is the largest public works project currently underway in the City of Buffalo.

Oct 20, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) are supporting the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority’s (NFTA) application for a $16.3 million federal grant through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program to complete the DL&W Station project.    

Oct 19, 2017 Press Release

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and Congressman Brian Higgins today announced work is complete on a $15 million project to rehabilitate the entire length of the crosswind runway at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The pavement project also includes new runway edge lights and guidance signs.

Oct 18, 2017 Press Release

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the transformation of the new Buffalo Harbor State Park, the City of Buffalo's first state park, is now complete. New York State purchased the once neglected property in 2013 and immediately invested $15 million across 3 phases to remediate the brownfield and transform all 190 acres into a vibrant state park.

Oct 16, 2017 Press Release

Buffalo, New York – Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, Congressman Brian Higgins and state and federal partners provided an up close look today on the quickly progressing habitat restoration at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (NYSDEC) Ohio Street Boat Launch.

Oct 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined his colleagues on the House Ways and Means Committee for a bipartisan meeting with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discuss binational collaboration as conversations continue related to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). 

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