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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.

Nov 5, 2018 Press Release
Officials Celebrate Multi-Modal Project in the Village of Williamsville

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) today joined federal, state and local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a $4.2 million highway rehabilitation project to improve pedestrian safety and mobility on NY Route 5, Main Street, in the Town of Amherst and Village of Williamsville in Erie County.

Nov 2, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) honored over 40 local veterans who served during the Vietnam War during a ceremony at the Veteran One-Stop Center of Western New York.

The America Vietnam War Commemoration was authorized by Congress, established under the Secretary of Defense, and launched to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.  

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Nov 1, 2018 Press Release
Federal Grants Awarded to International Institute & Human Trafficking Task Force

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the International Institute of Buffalo (IIB) h

Oct 28, 2018 Press Release

At the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) presented the family of Private James Peter Tymon with long-overdue recognition for his sacrifice in service to the United States during World War I.

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Oct 25, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) has announced two federal grants awarded to Compeer Buffalo to strengthen their mental health assistance programs.

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Oct 24, 2018 Press Release

Buffalo, NY—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District received $3.7 million from the 2018 Continuing Authority Supplemental Appropriations to construct and repair approximately 1,300 feet of seawall of the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY.

Oct 23, 2018 Press Release

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (Parks) announced today that work to convert the former West River Parkway into a multi- use recreational trail that connects the City of Buffalo to the City of Niagara Falls has been completed.  

 

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