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Oct 17, 2018 Press Release

During a gathering of Western New York Military Order of the Purple Heart members, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) honored wounded veterans who served during the Vietnam War including a special presentation of a Bronze Star and other medals to Chapter 187 Chaplain Robert Segool. 


Oct 14, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) was joined by New York State Assemblymember Monica Wallace, Depew Village Trustee Audrey Hamernick and local veterans, including Depew American Legion Post 1528 and Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 187, to present the family of Private Walter Rydzewski with the Purple Heart and other medals earned 100 years ago, during World War I.


Oct 12, 2018 Press Release

“After years of bad actions by Tonawanda Coke, the community can finally breathe easier. 

Oct 10, 2018 Press Release

In observance of domestic violence awareness month, Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn, Congressman Brian Higgins and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announce that Erie County has received $900,000 in federal funding to expand its Domestic Violence High-Risk Team.


Oct 9, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) and representatives from the office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are hosting Service Academy Night 2018, an opportunity for high school students, families, school administrators and counselors to learn more about service academy institutions, programs and the application process.

Oct 9, 2018 Press Release

ERIE COUNTY, NY— Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined today by Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), Erie County Probation Commissioner Brian McLaughlin, and Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein to announce over $3.4 million in new federal grant funding awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the U.S.

Oct 1, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to the announcement of a new trilateral trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico: 

Sep 28, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) this week discussed a new report from the University of Michigan on the success of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). The GLRI was launched in 2010 with $2.5 billion in funding from Congress.

Sep 28, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of October. 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 October:

Friday, October 5th


Sep 28, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) has announced passage in the House of Representative of a package of bills addressing the nation’s Opioid crisis. H.R. 6, The Support for Patients and Communities Act, was sent to the Senate with a vote of 393 in favor and 8 against. It is expected to pass in the Senate.