Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, which he’s a cosponsor of, by a vote of 237-187.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of June. 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 June Congress on Your Corner schedule is available below:
"After two years, hundreds of indictments and more than 30 criminal convictions relating to Russian interference in the 2016 election, one thing is clear: the President was not exonerated of crimes of obstruction of justice relating to the inquiry.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of the new Lakeside Complex on Buffalo's Outer Harbor. The 20-acre site includes a new bike park, event lawn, trail for walking or cycling and beautiful landscaping to attract more visitors and residents to the city's waterfront.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the House of Representatives approved legislation that includes a provision to fix a flaw in the new federal tax law which created steep tax increases for families of fallen servicemembers. Higgins was among a bipartisan group leading legislation to correct the problem.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced House passage of H.R. 1994, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced passage through the House of Representatives of several bills aimed at helping veterans. The legislation addresses issues ranging from health care and transitional services, with a strong emphasis on suicide prevention.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) took to the Floor of the House of Representatives calling for swift approval of legislation to fix a provision of the new tax law which created steep tax increases on benefits for families of fallen soldiers. Higgins is an original cosponsor of the Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act, bipartisan legislation (H.R. 2481) which corrects the problem.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to the news that the United States and Canada have reached an agreement to lift 232 duties on steel and aluminum within the next two days:
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval in the House of Representatives of the Equality Act (H.R. 5), a bill that ensures LGBTQ Americans are equally protected from discrimination under federal law. Higgins is an original sponsor of the bill which was introduced by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI-1) and has a total of 240 cosponsors.