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May 1, 2017 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 is available at satellite sites throughout the district to better serve the needs of constituents.

Below is the May Congress on Your Corner schedule:

Monday, May 1st, 10:00am - 12:00pm

May 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representatives Paul Tonko and Brian Higgins today announced that the Omnibus Appropriations package, which is set to pass Congress, raises the lifetime funding cap for the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor to $12 million.

Apr 26, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is formally putting federal agencies on notice about the hazardous conditions creating alarming lead contamination rates in Buffalo, Western New York and thousands of other “hotspots” reported in a recent Reuters special report.   Higgins criticizes proposed budget cuts

Apr 25, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) marked completion of the new Shoreline Trail bicycle and pedestrian bridge featuring a Niagara River scenic overlook and an improved Riverwalk connection along the water’s edge.  This $5.2 million project is a component of a larger $60 million Peace Bridge gateway project which includes more than $15 million in federal funding secured by Congressman Higgins.

Apr 24, 2017 Press Release

BUFFALO, NY – April 22, 2016, Spring cleaning was in full-effect. Over 2,000 Western New Yorkers participated in tidying up the shorelines across Erie and Niagara County for Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper’s annual Spring Shoreline Sweep.

 

The event targeted 40 shoreline sites in need of stewardship and litter removal throughout Erie and

Apr 20, 2017 Press Release

“This process needed a little more imagination, a little more vision, and a lot more guts. We’ve lost a generational opportunity to restore the Central Terminal and extend Buffalo’s renaissance into its neighborhoods.

Apr 19, 2017 Press Release

ERIE COUNTY, NY— Erie County Executive Mark C.

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