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Dec 13, 2018 Press Release

December 14, 2018 marks the sixth anniversary of the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. As the nation remembers the tragedy, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is calling for Congress to save lives and act on common sense gun safety legislation. 

Dec 11, 2018 Press Release
Community Health Center & Neighborhood Health Center Each Receive Over $3 Million

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced federal funding totaling $6,939,646 for Federally Qualified Health Centers in Western New York.  The Community Health Center of Buffalo and Neighborhood Health Center will each receive over $3 million through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services toward services provided at eight local clinics.

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Dec 6, 2018 Press Release
Grant will go to augment most active seed fund in Upstate NY with new Investor Network allowing funders to support promising local entrepreneurs

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced a $300,000 federal grant from the Department of Commerce’s

Dec 4, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Higgins Announces December Congress on Your Corner Schedule

 

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

Dec 3, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) was joined by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District to announce $12.455 million in federal funding to the Army
Corps in 2019 for improvements to the Buffalo Harbor. 

 

Nov 30, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to the signing of a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by the Presidents of the United States, Canada and Mexico:

Nov 29, 2018 Press Release
House Approves Coast Guard Bill With Water Quality Provisions & Members Call for $300 Million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in 2020

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, announced continued efforts to protect and invest in the Great Lakes.

 

Higgins said, “Efforts to restore the Great Lakes are building stronger, healthier communities.  The results are measurable, but our work continues to protect this valuable fresh water resource.”

 

Nov 21, 2018 Press Release

“I will vote to elect Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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