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Dec 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Congressman Brian Higgins (D-NY-26) today announced that following their push, the FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes their provision to increase funding for the National Maritime Heritage Grant Program.

Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval by the House of Representatives of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report, authorizing national defense funding and related programs for fiscal year 2020. 

Dec 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) testified before a House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing, titled “Proposals to Achieve Universal Health Care Coverage,” in support of his bill H.R. 1346, the Medicare Buy-In and Health Care Stabilization Act.

Dec 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives approved the Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act (H.R. 729), a bipartisan package of legislation protecting Great Lakes and Coastal communities from the impacts of climate change.

Dec 6, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced House passage of H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act, a bill that restores the strength of the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA) with greater federal oversight of violators and expanded transparency for voters. 

Dec 5, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval in the House of Representatives of The Insider Trading Prohibition Act (H.R. 2534), legislation which adds to the Securities Exchange Act a clear definition and statutory ban against insider trading.

Dec 4, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced House passage of bipartisan legislation that will push back against the increasing volume of illegal robocalls that Americans are faced with and strengthen law enforcement’s ability to prosecute the bad actors responsible. S.

Dec 2, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of December:

 

Tuesday, December 10

10:00am – 11:30am

John Duke Senior Center

1201 Hyde Park Blvd, Niagara Falls

 

Wednesday, December 11

11:00am -1:00pm

Broadway Market

Nov 26, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined a meeting of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 187 to pay tribute to the service of the Nation’s Purple Heart recipients and honor one of their members, Roger Dearmyer.   

 

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