During a ceremony at the Frontiersman VFW Post 7545 in Tonawanda, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) presented Staff Sergeant Carl Koeppelle with the military medals he received while serving in the United States Army during World War II.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced The Veterans One-stop Center of WNY is the recipient of a Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) grant totaling $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to continue the end of veteran homelessness in Western New York.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced a federal grant has been awarded to D’Youville College from the Department of Education’s Academies for American History and Civics Program in the amount of $1,492,475. The funding will be implemented over a period of three years, starting with $499,022 for the upcoming fiscal year.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined staff and board members of the Richardson Olmsted Campus to celebrate the award of a $400,000 “Save America’s Treasures” grant. The federal funding will be used on roofing to stabilize and preserve the integrity of four buildings on the campus.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to the resignation and anticipated guilty plea by Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27):
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule as well as several special events for the month of October.
Friday, October 4
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Hispanic Heritage Month Honoring Our Veterans Event
Special tribute to local Hispanic veterans with Congressman Higgins at 1:15pm.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) and representatives from the office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are hosting Service Academy Night 2019, an opportunity for high school students, families, school administrators and counselors to learn more about service academy institutions, programs and the application process.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) spoke from the House floor to push for measures that would reduce the high cost of prescription drugs, including allowing the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) took to the House of Representatives Floor to address the growing list of corrupt activities that mandate an impeachment inquiry.