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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. 

Dec 20, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced bipartisan adoption by the House of Representatives of the “First Step Act” (S. 756).  The bill provides a comprehensive package of reforms to federal sentencing guidelines and the federal prison system. 

Dec 20, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the passage of S.2076, the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, in the House of Representatives on Wednesday by a vote of 361-3. Higgins is a Cosponsor of the House version of the bill. The BOLD Act had previously passed the Senate by voice vote on December 12th.

Dec 18, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency is now accepting applications for grants for its Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Program. The window for applications closes on Friday, December 21st at 5:00pm.


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.