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Jun 13, 2019 Press Release

During a House Ways and Means Committee hearing titled “Pathways to Universal Health Coverage,” Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) discussed the importance of defending pre-existing conditions protections codified in the Affordable Care Act, and stressed that the Medicare model, which has proven

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Jun 11, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan Group of Northern Border Caucus Co-Chairs & Members Call for Approval of Border Staffing Increase Included in 2020 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill

House of Representatives Northern Border Caucus Co-Chairs Congressmembers Brian Higgins (D-NY-26) & Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) released a letter sent to House appropriation leaders supporting the addition of 1,846 new positions within Customs and Border Protection (CBP),

Jun 7, 2019 Press Release
Grant Project Provides Resources to Support Those Who Commit to Teaching the Next Generation of Nurses

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined D’Youville College in announcing a grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services totaling $401,442.  The award is provided to the Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing at D’Youville College to address a shortage in faculty available to educate future nurses. 

Jun 7, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Advancing Legislation Supporting LGBTQ Rights & Protections

In recognition of Pride Month, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced his support for measures that advance and protect LGBTQ rights at the federal level. Pride each year marks a celebration of LGBTQ rights, honors history, and serves as a rallying cry for future progress.

Jun 6, 2019 Press Release
Covert units used tactical deception to support Allied invasion

On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced his cosponsorship of H.R.2350, the Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal Act.

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Jun 6, 2019 Press Release
Grants to Support Snow Removal Equipment and Runway Visibility Review

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the Buffalo Niagara International Airport will receive a total of $1,472,496 in federal funding provided in three grants awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Jun 5, 2019 Press Release
H.R. 6 codifies protections for nearly 2.5 million “Dreamers”

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, which he’s a cosponsor of, by a vote of 237-187.

Jun 5, 2019 Press Release
H.R. 6 Codifies Protections for Nearly 2.5 Million “Dreamers”

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, which he’s a cosponsor of, by a vote of 237-187.

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Jun 4, 2019 Press Release
Satellite Office Hours in Niagara Falls, West Seneca, Amherst & Lackawanna

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of June. Through the program, staff members from Congressman Higgins’ office are available at satellite sites throughout the district to better serve the needs of constituents.

The June Congress on Your Corner schedule is available below:

 

May 29, 2019 Press Release
In Response to Comments by Special Counsel Robert Mueller

"After two years, hundreds of indictments and more than 30 criminal convictions relating to Russian interference in the 2016 election, one thing is clear: the President was not exonerated of crimes of obstruction of justice relating to the inquiry.

 

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