Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins:
“The people of Grand Island and Western New York spoke up and demanded action on the Grand Island tolls, and we are grateful to the Governor for once again listening to the pleas from Western New Yorkers.
“Over the past several months, a regular barrage of words and actions coming from those entrusted to lead have demonstrated disrespect for women, refugees, transgender servicemembers and others based on race. We are witnessing a dangerous and dismissive attitude toward some people as less accepted and less valued than others. This display of intolerance is hurtful to individuals and the nobl
Niagara Falls, N.Y. - Today, Mayor Paul A. Dyster joined Congressman Brian Higgins, members of the Niagara Falls City Council and local officials to cut the ribbon on the 70th Street Park Improvement Project. Part of the 2015 Niagara Falls Community Development Action Plan and funded through the U.S.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined local Vietnam War veteran Mykola “Nick” Shwec and the family of late Korean War veteran Michael “Mike” Licata at the Purple Heart Memorial, along the Walk of Heroes, at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, to honor the service and sacrifice of both Purple Heart recipients and all veterans on August 7, National Purple Heart Day.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The investigation into how air pollution emissions from the Tonawanda Coke plant may have affected nearby soil kicked into gear Friday with a gathering of elected officials, community organizers and scientists from the University at Buffalo and SUNY Fredonia.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is writing to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calling for a full investigation into actions which led to a substantial sewer discharge into the Niagara River on July 29, 2017.