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Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 has been signed by the President and is now law.  The bill (H.R.

Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced two federal grants to the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) for improvements at the Niagara Falls International Airport. The grants were awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration, under the US Department of Transportation.


Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives has approved a $4.5 billion supplemental appropriations bill (H.R. 3401) addressing the humanitarian emergency at the southern border. The legislation provides funding to address inadequate food, water, medical supplies and refugee support services for children and adults. 

Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives approved two pieces of legislation supporting veterans; one aimed at encouraging veteran hiring and another assisting veterans pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM). 

Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

“Today, one of Western New York’s own, David Bellavia, will be presented with the prestigious Medal of Honor for his remarkable service in the United States Army during the war in Iraq.  His is an extraordinary story.

Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

"Obstruction of justice is an impeachable offense. The multiple instances of obstruction laid out in the Mueller report necessitate that the House launch an impeachment inquiry.”


Jun 14, 2019 Press Release

During a ceremony hosted by the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park on Flag Day, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined Naval Park President Paul Marzello, Sr. and Board Chair Terry McGuire in paying tribute to more than 50 Western New York veterans who served during the Vietnam era. 

Jun 13, 2019 Press Release

During a House Ways and Means Committee hearing titled “Pathways to Universal Health Coverage,” Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) discussed the importance of defending pre-existing conditions protections codified in the Affordable Care Act, and stressed that the Medicare model, which has proven

Jun 11, 2019 Press Release

House of Representatives Northern Border Caucus Co-Chairs Congressmembers Brian Higgins (D-NY-26) & Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) released a letter sent to House appropriation leaders supporting the addition of 1,846 new positions within Customs and Border Protection (CBP), including 1,200 CBP offic

Jun 10, 2019 Press Release

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has affirmed its support for Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, renewing its status as one of 50 elite Comprehensive Cancer Centers and awarding a $22.5 million Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) to fund core research and education programs — the largest such award and highest application score in Roswell Park’s history.