Congressman Brian Higgins

Representing the 26th District of NEW YORK

Press Releases

May 22, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Says Massive Tax Cuts for the Wealthy Is Not the Answer to the Challenges Felt by Hard-Working Americans

During a House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee hearing on tax reform Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) insisted that federal tax policy must acknowledge and address the growing income gap leaving more hard-working Americans struggling to raise a family and get by in retirement.

May 22, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means and its Health Subcommittee, raised strong objection to executive tax breaks included in the Republican American Health Care Act (AHCA).  Higgins points out the absurdity of rewarding UnitedHealth Group, and companies like it, accused of bilking taxpayers out of billions of dollars. 

May 18, 2017 Press Release
6,000 Gallons of Radioactive Liquid Set to Cross Peace Bridge & Highways Throughout New York State Over the Next Four Years

Gillibrand & Higgins: Without a Full and Thorough EIS, It Is Impossible to Evaluate the Consequences of an Accident or to Properly Identify Safer Alternatives


May 17, 2017 Press Release

Dismayed by the frequent, troubling reports of potential interference by the Trump Administration in the investigation into Russian meddling, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) says an independent investigation is an absolute necessity to protect democracy in the United States. 

May 16, 2017 Press Release
$1.263 Trillion Bill Designed to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure & Create U.S. Jobs

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) kicked off Infrastructure Week 2017 by announcing the Nation Building Here At Home Act, a bill introduced by Higgins to address America’s crumbling infrastructure needs while putting people to

May 13, 2017 Press Release
Winning Piece Headed to U.S. Capitol

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition.  Higgins received 54 pieces of artwork from students from 11 local high schools. 


May 12, 2017 Press Release

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) was in Western New York for a roundtable discussion focusing on Buffalo’s development and workforce development needs.

May 11, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), New York State Senator Chris Jacobs (SD-60), Assemblymember Angelo Morinello (AD-145), and Grand Island Supervisor Nate McMurray are together pushing for conversion to cashless tolling at the Grand Island bridges. 

May 10, 2017 Press Release

“The suspicious firing of Director Comey continues to raise very serious questions about this Administration’s respect for the rule of law and further underscores the critical need for a full and formal independent investigation into Russian interference.  The longstanding tradition of a balance of power and public expectations of truth and transparency at the core of our governm

May 5, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Department of Homeland Security is now accepting applications for grants through the Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Program.