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May 22, 2018 Press Release
Legislation Addresses Veteran Education, Healthcare & Employment

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives has approved a number of bills that include measures aimed at supporting veterans.  


May 22, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Recognizes the Work of Local Advocates in Hearing Testimony

The House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing to consider several bipartisan pieces of legislation aimed at combatting the opioid crisis in America.  Congressman Brian Higgins, a member of the committee and its subcommittee on Health, recognized the good work many comm

May 17, 2018 Press Release

During a House of Representatives Ways and Means hearing on tax reform outcomes, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) argued the value of infrastructure investments over the cost of tax breaks for the wealthy. 

May 15, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced over $30.3 million in federal funding, allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), for projects and programs in Western New York. 

May 10, 2018 Press Release
Squeaky Wheel, CEPA Gallery, Hallwalls & Just Buffalo Literary Center Awarded Grants through the National Endowment for the Arts

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced federal grants provided through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) totaling $136,500 for the Western New York art and cultural community.

May 9, 2018 Press Release
Winning Piece Headed To U.S. Capitol

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the winners of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition.  This year a total of 44 pieces of artwork was submitted from students attending 9 local high schools.

May 9, 2018 Press Release
Machinists Say Corporations Are Taking Tax Cuts With One Hand and Handing Out Pink Slips with the Other

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined members of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers, including Western New York Dresser-Rand plant employee James Lewis, and fellow House of Representatives leaders to highlight the struggles of working families in the aftermath of the GOP tax bill. 

May 8, 2018 Press Release

"The agreement when signed represented a marked step toward stabilizing some of most salient risks posed by the extremist regime that controls Iran. It also reflected steadfast efforts of our allies and adversaries to quell this nuclear threat. No one said the agreement was perfect - it was a start - but all signals indicated the regime was complying.

May 7, 2018 Press Release
Program Offers Satellite Office Hours Across WNY

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

The May Congress on Your Corner schedule is available below:

Tuesday, May 1st