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Jan 24, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced federal grants totaling $500,000 for Albright-Knox Art Gallery initiatives. 

Jan 24, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) and New York State Assemblymember Karen McMahon were joined by representatives from the United States Air Force and Town of Amherst leaders to honor Amherst residents and Air Force Veterans George “Butch” Wilcox and Robert Fahey. 

Jan 22, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) Program has awarded almost $12.3 million in federal funding to Western New York organizations to assist in their mission to end homelessness in the region.

Jan 16, 2020 Press Release

Today the House of Representatives passed House Joint Resolution 76, cosponsored by Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), to reverse a rule put forth by the U.S. Department of Education that would deny debt relief to students defrauded by their college, university, or other institution of higher education.

Jan 16, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), ’85, has announced that Buffalo State’s Patricia H. and Richard E.

Jan 15, 2020 Press Release

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz provided testimony before the House Budget Committee, of which Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is a member, during a hearing in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, January 15, titled: “Why Federal Investments Matter: Stability from Congress to State Capitals.”

Jan 13, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced a $1.5 million federal grant awarded through the U.S. Department of Labor to The Service Collaborative of Western New York for their Western New York YouthBuild: Leaders Under Construction Program. 

Jan 10, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of January. 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 a listing of Congress on Your Corner sites in January: 


Monday, January 13

Jan 8, 2020 Press Release

“General Soleimani had a long career masterminding operations to de-stabilize the Middle East. He was a bad guy. Plain and simple.