Congressman Brian Higgins

Representing the 26th District of NEW YORK

Press Releases

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
Congressman Higgins joins County Executive, Mayor Szymanski in Lackawanna to review CDBG-funded revitalization projects Poloncarz, Casilio, elected officials voice support for CDBG-funded Rural Transit Service in Clarence visit

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Apr 18, 2017 Press Release
New Venue, Proposed in 2013 Master Plan, Would Include Dining Options Featuring Buffalo’s Iconic Food Brands

Apr 18, 2017 Press Release
Public to be Kept Out of Final Meeting, Members Have Yet to Receive Agenda or Public Comments

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the Buffalo Train Station Selection Committee, is expressing concern about the lack of transparency and public inclusion in the process for the site selection of Buffalo’s new train station, scheduled to be decided this week. 

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

"As I have stated in the past, the fight in Syria is not a fight for freedom and democracy; it is a fight for raw power and control between a murderous dictator and violent extremists. Reports of the use of sarin to brutalize the Syrian people by their government is barbaric and inhumane and rightly calls out for condemnation on the world stage.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
High School Students Invited to Participate; Winning Piece Displayed at the United States Capitol

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is inviting local high school students to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. All artwork submitted from students in Congressman Higgins’ district will be featured in a public gallery and available for viewing online.  The winning piece will be displayed in the tunnel to the U.S. Capitol. 

Apr 5, 2017 Press Release
Homeowners in Flood Zones Could Pay More Under the Administration’s Budget

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is calling a Trump Administration proposal to increase fees for property owners in flood zones to help pay for a wall along the southern border outrageous and unfair.  Higgins is among 31 members of the House of Representatives signing a letter to Congressional appropriators oppos

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

Amid reports of renewed efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is warning that details of the latest Republican healthcare plan indicate a move to take away basic benefits and cost Americans dearly.