Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) and representatives from the office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are hosting a Service Academy information event. The session will take place at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at Williamsville South High School, 5950 Main Street in Williamsville. Service Academy Night provides an opportunity for Western New York high school students, families,… Read more »
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced a $75,000 federal grant through the U.S. Department of Education and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting toward the implementation of the “Ready to Learn” initiative aimed at supporting early learning for children living in the City of Buffalo’s 14211 zip code.
“This program will help to open the eyes and minds of young children to the… Read more »
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) were joined by members of the Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York to announce $1 million in federal funding toward construction of the Hispanic Heritage Cultural Institute in Buffalo.
“The Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York is an exceptional organization that works to foster awareness,… Read more »
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins today announced $3,300,000 in federal funding for Niagara County from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Program. The Representatives explained that the funding will help property owners with the burden of abating… Read more »
Reps Say STEMcyclists Summer Camp Has Sparked A Complete Transformation In STEM Learning – Providing Underserved 9th and 10th Grade Students With Opportunity To Explore The Intersections Of Science, Technology, Engineering, And Mathematics Through Bicycles And Bicycle Riding
UB Will Help Underrepresented Students Learn Science, Engineering, And Biomechanics – Laying The Ground Work To… Read more »
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the remainder of July and the month of August. Staff from Congressman Higgins’ office will be available at satellite sites throughout the district to better serve the needs of constituents.
“Our office is always available to help Western New Yorkers, but Congress on Your Corner makes it more convenient… Read more »
Representatives Say New Funding Will Supercharge Western NY’s Tech Workforce Training Center At Niagara University And Bring New Job Opportunities To Niagara County And Nearby Erie And Orleans Counties
EDA Grant Builds On $1.4M Schumer, Gillibrand, And Higgins Helped Secure In The FY 2023 End-Of-Year Spending Package To Jumpstart Creation Of New Academic Innovation Hub
Schumer,… Read more »
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced a federal grant totaling $2,256,804 awarded to the Niagara Falls City School District. Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and awarded through the Administration for Children and Families, the grant will provide critical funding to continue growing the Head Start and Early Head Start program serving families in Niagara… Read more »
Kenmore East High School freshman Ava Valkwitch traveled to Washington, D.C. this week to see her artwork hung in the hall to the U.S. Capitol building. Ava’s piece, titled “Reinstein Woods in Bloom,” was selected as the winning artwork representing Congressman Brian Higgins’ district.
Congressman Higgins said, “It is great to be able to highlight the work of young artists.… Read more »
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that seven local art and cultural organizations have been awarded federal grants totaling $170,000 through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
“Western New York’s thriving art community enriches the quality of life for those in the region, drives tourism, supports individual growth, and contributes to the regional economy,” said… Read more »