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Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

After discussions early this week related to the future of Western New York’s roads and bridges, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) went to Washington, D.C. to fight for action on a substantial federal investment in infrastructure.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

Twenty-one members of the New York Congressional delegation penned a letter to U.S.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that a federal grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Program has been awarded to the City of Buffalo for the hiring of firefighters. The grant is for a total of $9,806,400 and administered by DHS’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).


Sep 13, 2019 Press Release

On the eve of the 101st anniversary of the day United States Army veteran John C. Murray was wounded in action, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) presented Private First Class Murray’s family with a Purple Heart and other long overdue military medals for service during World War I.


Sep 12, 2019 Press Release

Congressmembers Brian Higgins (D- NY-26) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) announced introduction of the BOUND (Border Officer Utilization for National Defense) Act, requiring minimum staffing levels for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers stationed at ports of entry along the northern border. 


Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that two Western New York organizations were selected for September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance Grant Awards totaling more than $103,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

Sep 9, 2019 Press Release

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of the $6 million transformation of a former parish hall into the new Gerard Place Community Center on the East Side of Buffalo. Gerard Place works to eliminate barriers which prevent people from escaping poverty.

Sep 9, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is asking the United States Army Corps to expand a pilot project, which is seeing success in combatting Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB), to the Great Lakes.  

Sep 5, 2019 Press Release

Today the Trump Administration announced that the Pentagon will divert $3.6 billion in military construction projects to pay for the border wall.  Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), has learned that the $14 million training and fitness center at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (NFARS) is not on the list of cuts at this time.