Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) welcomed the start of construction on a project continuing the return of cars to portions of Main Street in Buffalo. The funding was provided through the FY 2015 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. Congressman Higgins supported Buffalo’s applica
Congressmembers Kenny Marchant (TX-24) and Brian Higgins (NY-26), members of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, led a bipartisan letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer requesting that the U.S. reengage in discussions with Canada to reach a negotiated agreement on softwood lumber.
Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-26), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), John Faso (NY-19), John Katko (NY-24) and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) led a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and International Trade Commission (ITC) Chairman Rhonda Schmidtlein urging reconsideration of the tariffs on Canadian uncoated groundwood paper (UGW), used as newsprint, which will have a severe impact on local news
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:
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
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to remarks made today by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao:
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.
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.”
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.