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Oct 28, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is calling for answers and action in response to nationwide pediatric cancer drug shortages that are resulting in the rationing of doses and in some cases delayed treatment for our youngest cancer warriors. 

 

Oct 25, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined VA Western New York Healthcare System Executive Director Michael Swartz and Recreation Therapy Supervisor Pam Kaznowski in recognizing four Western New York veterans whose creative pieces will be featured nationally.

 

Oct 25, 2019 Press Release

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the start of construction on a $22.8 million housing and healthcare development for older adults in the city of Buffalo. Westminster Commons will include a newly constructed building with 84 affordable and supportive apartments.

Oct 25, 2019 Press Release

Officials from Signature Development celebrated the most recent phase of its Chandler Street revival with grand openings of 27 and 37 Chandler St. These once longabandoned warehouses have been renovated and transformed into approximately 35,000 square feet of workspace for food service companies.

Oct 24, 2019 Press Release

On the eve of New York State’s first ever early voting, which runs from October 26th to November 3rd, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) took to the House floor to express his support for legislation he cosponsored that includes measures aimed at closing loopholes that allow foreign governments and individuals to spend money in and influence American elections.

Oct 24, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) participated in a markup hearing held by the House Ways and Means Committee which advanced five bills that lower the cost of prescription drugs, expand Medicare coverage for vision, dental, and hearing services, and create more opportunity and jobs in health care. Those bills are:

Oct 21, 2019 Press Release

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of Linwood Lafayette Senior Apartments in Buffalo, a new $11.6 million affordable housing development with 37 apartments for older New Yorkers. The development will also include support services that allow people with intellectual or developmental disabilities to live independently.

Oct 16, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) spoke on the Floor of the House of Representatives in solidarity with thousands of United Auto Workers who have spent the last five weeks on strike following the expiration of their contract with General Motors in September. 

Oct 16, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the Town of West Seneca and West Seneca Fire District 3 have been awarded federal grants totaling $401,428 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

 

Oct 15, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressman Brian Higgins and City of Niagara Falls officials opened the Hyde Park Inclusionary Playground. The new play space was designed for children of all mobility and behavioral abilities and gained community support via the Niagara Falls Community Development Department’s participatory budgeting process.  

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