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Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

On January 27, 1945 the concentration camps at Auschwitz, Birkenau and Monowitz were liberated.  Each year the date is recognized by the United Nations as International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a time to remember the victims and educate people about the horrors

Jan 23, 2019 Press Release
Bill Would End Hardships Imposed by the President’s Shutdown & Fund Border Security

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval by the House of Representatives of H.R. 648, a package of bills that re-opens the federal government and provides $1.6 billion toward border security measures.  This marks the 10th piece of legislation approved by the House aimed at ending the government shutdown.

Jan 22, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to Ingersoll Rand’s announcement that it will cut manufacturing jobs at the company’s facility in Cheektowaga, New York:

Jan 17, 2019 Press Release

 

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to today’s deadline for North Aud Block proposals:

Jan 16, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) has announced that in the 116th Congress he’s been selected to continue serving on the exclusive Ways & Means Committee. This term will be Higgins’ third on the committee.

Jan 9, 2019 Press Release
Higgins Points to Value of Historic Tax Credits in Reviving Older Neighborhoods

While Congressman Brian Higgins can’t be in Buffalo for the grand opening of the historic Shea’s Seneca building on January 10, 2019, he celebrated the restoration of the landmark from Washington, D.C.  Higgins, who grew up in South Buffalo, recalls the days when Shea’s Seneca served as an anchor for a bustling Seneca Street.  The Congressman cited the value of historic tax credits in encouragi

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release

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

 

Tuesday, January 8

10:00am - 11:30am

John Duke Center

Jan 3, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives has approved bills aimed at ending the partial federal government shutdown. 

Jan 3, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement upon the start of the 116th Congress and in response to community gatherings celebrating this new beginning:

Dec 21, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Higgins Asks Pentagon to Expedite Request and Medals Arrive 74 Years After Corporal Andrew Dodges Earned His Purple Heart

World War II veteran Andrew J. Dodges reached out to Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) in late November with a Christmas wish: to receive a new set of the military service medals he earned while serving in the United States Army.  Corporal Dodges’ medals, including a Bronze Star and Purple Heart, were stolen from his home. 

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