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Jun 18, 2020 Press Release

"From day one, this Administration’s policy toward Dreamers, who have only ever known life in this country, has been cruel and heartless. So today’s decision by the Supreme Court to strike down President Trump’s unjustified action to overturn the Deferral Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is good news.

Jun 16, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined a bipartisan group of more than 60 members calling to temporarily waive local fund matching requirements for all National Heritage Areas.

Jun 15, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the award of a 5-year federal grant totaling $2,224,925 through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to University at Buffalo (UB) for the development of a method to accurately diagnose Parkinson’s disease (PD) before clinical symptoms are present.

Jun 12, 2020 Press Release

Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-26) and Elise Stefanik (NY-21), who serve as Co-Chairs of the House of Representatives Northern Border Caucus, are calling on the U.S. and Canadian governments to develop nuanced and particularized guidance for reopening the northern border.

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced Western New York hospitals will receive over $52.8 million in federal funding designated for the nation’s healthcare facilities who serve our most vulnerable citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

As Western New York continues to battle the novel coronavirus, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined D’Youville College in announcing a federal grant for the college’s nursing program. Allocated by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, the grant will give D’Youville $707,983 to help address a shortage of faculty available to educate future nurses. 

Jun 10, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) is calling for the United States Department of the Treasury to issue simple guidance and dedicated resources to assist Americans without internet access in receiving their Economic Impact Payments. After receiving outreach from constituents, Higgins worked with other House Ways and Means Committee Members to stand up for those struggling with accessing the paym

Jun 9, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that Western New York will receive more than $4.4 million in additional federal aid to combat and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 8, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), Co-Chair of the Northern Border Caucus, responded to today’s announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau granting permission to cross the border to visit family, calling the policy change “an incremental step forward.”