Congressman Calls Today’s Defeat a Victory for Hard-Working Americans but Says We Will Continue to Fight to Protect Affordable Care
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement after learning that the American Health Care Act (Trumpcare) was pulled from consideration in the House of Representatives:
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in advance of today’s House of Representatives vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA):
Congressman Higgins & ReNU Niagara Host Event Designed to Match Volunteers with Local Organizations, Encourage Community Engagement
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), City of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and Niagara University’s ReNU Niagara announce the 3rd Annual LiveNF Volunteer Fair. This year’s event will take place on April 18, 2017 from 4:00-7:00pm at the John Duke Center, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd in Niagara Falls, NY.
Local Economy & Families Hit Hard in White House Budget
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) said the White House Budget Blueprint, released Thursday, March 16, delivers a devastating blow to Western New York families and the local economy.
Congressman Higgins, Mayor Dyster, Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper & Citizens Campaign for the Environment Stress Importance of Federal Commitment to EPA as Great Lakes Week Events Commence in Washington, D.C.
Higgins condemned ‘morally reprehensible’ provision during committee mark-up
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), the Vice Ranking Member on the House Committee on Ways and Means, spoke before the committee during the legislative mark-up of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the bill intended to replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. During his remarks, Higgins condemned a provision in the AHCA regarding tax-deductible executive compensation:
Only One Alternative – Buffalo Central Terminal – Offers Passengers Access to Western Cities
In a letter to the President and CEO of the National Passenger Rail Corporation (doing business as Amtrak) Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is asking for clarity on Amtrak’s long-term plans for service in the Buffalo region and advocating for reactivation of the Central Terminal. Higgins
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Executive Order banning foreign nationals from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia and Yemen from entering the United States:
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of March. 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 March Congress on Your Corner schedule:
Tuesday, March 7th
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