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May 23, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced passage through the House of Representatives of several bills aimed at helping veterans.  The legislation addresses issues ranging from health care and transitional services, with a strong emphasis on suicide prevention. 

 

May 21, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) took to the Floor of the House of Representatives calling for swift approval of legislation to fix a provision of the new tax law which created steep tax increases on benefits for families of fallen soldiers.  Higgins is an original cosponsor of the Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act, bipartisan legislation (H.R. 2481) which corrects the problem. 

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to the news that the United States and Canada have reached an agreement to lift 232 duties on steel and aluminum within the next two days:

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval in the House of Representatives of the Equality Act (H.R. 5), a bill that ensures LGBTQ Americans are equally protected from discrimination under federal law.  Higgins is an original sponsor of the bill which was introduced by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI-1) and has a total of 240 cosponsors. 

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives passed H.R. 987, The Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, by a vote of 234-183.  The legislation combines seven bills that take action to lower the costs of prescription drugs as well as promote competition from generic alternatives.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

Western New York Congressmembers Brian Higgins (D-NY-26), Chris Collins (R-NY-27), Tom Reed (R-NY-23) and Joe Morelle (D-NY-25) are leading a letter signed by 24 members of the House of Representatives pushing for full implementation of the Pilot Records Database (PRD) required in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill of 2010.  This electronic database would provide inf

May 15, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House passage of H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. The bill, of which Congressman Higgins is one of 333 bipartisan cosponsors, was approved with unanimous support.

 

May 14, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition.  This year Congressman Higgins received over 40 pieces of artwork from students from 11 local high schools. 

 

May 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of May. Through the program, staff from Congressman Higgins’ office are available at satellite sites throughout the district to better serve the needs of constituents.

 

Friday, May 10th

10:30am - 12:30pm

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