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Jun 12, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade and Co-Chair of the Northern Border Caucus, released the following statement following yesterday’s summit:

Jun 8, 2018 Press Release

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

Below is the outreach schedule for June:

 

Tuesday, June 12

10am-11:30am

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to remarks made today by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao:

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Cites Costs to Lackawanna Company; Says: “We Need to Stand with Our Allies and Friends, Not Abandon Them”

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the House of Representatives Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade and Co-Chair of the Northern Border Task Force, is sounding the alarm on the real and harmful impact of the Trump tariffs.  

Jun 5, 2018 Press Release

In a letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is calling on the agency to investigate how “disgusting and unsafe conditions have been allowed to persist by Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority (BMHA) despite substantial investment by the federal government and by the tenants themselves.”

 

Jun 1, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s

May 23, 2018 Press Release
Legislation Authorizes $30 Million Annually for the Next 5 Years Specifically Aimed at Pediatric Cancer

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval of the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access and Research (STAR) Act (S.292). Higgins, a member of the bipartisan Childhood Cancer Caucus, is a cosponsor of the companion bill (H.R.

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. 

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