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Jun 1, 2017 Press Release
Spring Street, Rock Street, and the Williamsville Water Mill Plaza have a new look following completion of a $3.45 million project transforming the area into a new “village square” providing a beautiful public gathering space in the center of Williamsville.
May 31, 2017 Press Release
Buffalo City Court Chief Judge Thomas P. Amodeo joins UB Family Medicine, Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown, Horizon Health Services CEO Anne D. Constantino and other dignitaries in announcing the creation of the country’s first Opiate Crisis Intervention Court, a one-of-a-kind program to deal with the rising heroin epidemic.
May 31, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) says two long-underway local transportation projects, extension of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) Metro Rail to the DL&W and creation of a Buffalo to Amherst light rail corridor, are now at risk of not happening due to a federal budget proposal that eliminates the programs intended to support these projects.
May 30, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) and U.S. Army Corps Buffalo District Commander Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski announced $4.6 million in federal funding for improvements along Buffalo’s outer harbor including breakwater repair and dredging.
May 30, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), Erie County Legislator Peter Savage and Village of Kenmore Mayor Patrick Mang marked the start of construction on a more than $800,000 project improving pedestrian and recreational bicycle access along Elmwood Avenue in the Village of Kenmore.

May 25, 2017 Press Release
At a U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee hearing with Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) questioned the Administration’s logic relative to tax breaks for the wealthy and a lack of investments in areas that stimulate economic growth.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the House of Representatives Committees on Budget and Ways and Means, said the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) cost estimate of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) reaffirms that the Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act fails to provide adequate access to affordable health care for millions of Americans.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins and New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan celebrated the announcement of progress and new investment at the former Aud Block sites at Canalside.
May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Two co-chairs of the House Cancer Caucus, Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA-06) and Brian Higgins (D-NY-26), pushed back against a President Trump budget proposal that includes severe cuts to scientific research into stopping the spread of cancer.

May 23, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) welcomed the news that Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) is advancing plans for development at Canalside.

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