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Dec 5, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Defines Insider Trading Under Federal Statute, Strengthens Legal Standing to Hold Violators Accountable

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval in the House of Representatives of The Insider Trading Prohibition Act (H.R. 2534), legislation which adds to the Securities Exchange Act a clear definition and statutory ban against insider trading.

Dec 4, 2019 Press Release
Legislation creating caller authentication technology and increasing law enforcement’s ability to target robocallers will become law with signature from the President

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced House passage of bipartisan legislation that will push back against the increasing volume of illegal robocalls that Americans are faced with and strengthen law enforcement’s ability to prosecute the bad actors responsible. S.

Dec 2, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of December:

 

Tuesday, December 10

10:00am – 11:30am

John Duke Senior Center

1201 Hyde Park Blvd, Niagara Falls

 

Wednesday, December 11

11:00am -1:00pm

Broadway Market

Nov 26, 2019 Press Release
Higgins Commends Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 187 For Commitment to Honoring Purple Heart Recipients in Western New York and Across the Nation

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined a meeting of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 187 to pay tribute to the service of the Nation’s Purple Heart recipients and honor one of their members, Roger Dearmyer.   

 

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Nov 26, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Seeks to Formally Recognize Purple Heart Recipients and Serve as a Reminder to All of the Supreme Sacrifices Made by the U.S. Military

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined a meeting of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 187 to announce introduction of the Purple Heart Flag Act (H.R.

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Nov 25, 2019 Press Release
“Ignite Your Life” Project Seeks to Provide STEM Training to Over 1,000 Area Youth

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that Mission:Ignite has been awarded a thre

Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
Legislative solution would categorize hazmat operations as “high priority” within its Assistance to Firefighters Grant program

Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-26) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) introduced the Fire Department Proper Response and Equipment Prioritization Act (FD PREP Act) to better equip firefighters to respond to train accidents. The FD PREP Act, H.R.

Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
Grants Aimed at Reducing Substance Abuse, Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Among Area Youth

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), ’85, announced the award of two Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grants to Buffalo State College this fall to prevent drug and alcohol use among youth on Buffalo’s West Side.

 

Nov 13, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins released the following statement in response to news of the passing of Msgr. William Gallagher:

 

Nov 9, 2019 Press Release
Higgins Presents Purple Heart Certificate from 1944 & Purple Heart Medal to the WWII POW’s Family

Several months ago, the United States Postal Service reached out to the office of Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) after discovering original Purple Heart documents from 1944. They sought to make sure that the official documents were safely returned to the relatives of Corporal Henry Mazurkiewicz.

 

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