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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.

Sep 5, 2019 Press Release

To Prevent Such Needless Security And Economic Danger In The Future, Schumer, Higgins Announce Legislation—BOUND Act—To Set A Minimum Customs Staffing Requirement At The Northern Border

 

Sep 4, 2019 Press Release

Buffalo, NY - Mayor Byron W. Brown and Fire Commissioner William Renaldo, joined by Congressman Brian Higgins, announced that the City of Buffalo received a $322,000 grant for the Buffalo Fire Department.

Aug 31, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) learned that the Secretary of Transportation has forwarded a “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” on the Pilot Records Database to the Office of Management and Budget for formal review.

Higgins released the following statement in response: 

Aug 30, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) and State Senator Tim Kennedy were joined by community leaders to announce $10.625 million in new funding for renovation to the Ohio Street Lift Bridge.  The recent allocation, through the Federal Highway Administration’s National Highway Freight program with matching funds through New York State, is in addition to $5.23 million in previously allocated federal

Aug 29, 2019 Press Release

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Paraprofessionals Program has awarded D’Youville a three-year, $680,000 grant to develop a Substance Use Disorder Support Specialist Certificate Program for new and existing behavioral health paraprofessionals and establish partnerships with community behavioral health organizations to provide expe

Aug 23, 2019 Press Release

Congressmen Brian Higgins (NY-26) and Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-5) recognized National Complex Rehabilitation Technology (CRT) Awareness Week this week and continued to push for passage of their bill, H.R. 2408, the Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act of 2019.

 

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