Congressman Brian Higgins

Representing the 26th District of NEW YORK

Press Releases

Feb 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined over 150 Members of Congress in a letter calling on federal law enforcement and justice agencies to swiftly address the circumstances le

Feb 23, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins, a member of the bipartisan Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s action to rescind protections for transgender students.

 

Feb 22, 2017 Press Release
Thousands Of African American Soldiers During WWII, Like Buffalo Native George Watts, Were Denied Recognition During a Period When Our Nation’s Military Was Segregated

Senator & Congressman Successfully Urged The Army To Award Long Delayed Service Distinctions To Veteran and Buffalonian George Watts

 

Feb 21, 2017 Press Release
Spud Launchers and Student Mission Patch Designers Share their Experiences As they Return from A Trip to Kennedy Space Center

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release
New Legislation & Plans for Executive Orders Raise Questions About the Future of the Agency that Oversees Clean Air & Water Policies

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) says Western New York and the Country would have a great deal to lose if actions are taken to dismantle or eliminate the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  

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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release
Congressmembers Higgins, Yoder, Dent & Kilmer Co-Chair Bipartisan Caucus

The co-chairs of the House of Representatives Cancer Caucus, Congressmembers Brian Higgins (D-NY-26), Charlie Dent (R-PA-15),  Derek Kilmer (D-WA-6) and Kevin Yoder (R-KS-3), are teaming up for a bipartisan push to make the fight against cancer a national priority. 

Feb 15, 2017 Press Release
In Bipartisan Letter to Homeland Security Secretary Members Stress Need to Consider Unique Relationship Between the U.S. and Canada

As the critical relationship between the United States and Canada is in the spotlight after Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau’s visit to Washington, D.C., several members of the House of Representatives Northern Border Caucus are sending a letter to U.S.

Feb 14, 2017 Press Release
By Congressman Brian Higgins

“The resignation of President Trump’s National Security Advisor Michael Flynn represents just the latest in a series of actions that raise more questions about the Administration’s ability to handle information and policies of critical consequence to the security of our nation.

Feb 9, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to today’s unanimous ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit against reinstating President Trump's travel ban: 

Feb 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Cosponsors Legislation to Protect Social Security & Improve Calculation for Cost-Of-Living-Adjustment

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