Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to today’s ruling by the United States Supreme Court related to federal cases on the matter of same-sex marriage:
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) and his colleagues on the House of Representatives’ Committee on Homeland Security approved H.R. 455, introduced by Representatives Katko, King, Miller & Higgins, a bill requiring the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a northern border threat analysis.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement in response to the United States Supreme Court ruling in the case of King vs. Burwell related to the Affordable Care Act:
Higgins Announces National Science Foundation Award to Support University at Buffalo Research following Nepal Earthquake
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the award of a $24,040 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to University at Buffalo Engineer and Researcher Dr. Andreas Stavridis for data collection and investigation of architectural and structural response to seismic activity following recent earthquakes in Nepal.
House Passes Bill With Higgins’ Amendment Requiring Risk Assessment of Proposed Nuclear Waste Transport Across Peace Bridge
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval of HR 2200, the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2015. The bill includes an amendment, introduced by Higgins, which requires the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis to examine and share information about the risks associated with a plan to transport highly enriched liquid uranium across the Peace Bridge.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) was joined by veterans in the Canisius College Office of Veterans Services in Buffalo, NY to announce the Veterans’ Education Flexibility Act. The bill would remove the time limits veterans have to use the education benefits earned from their service.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announces the formation of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Caucus, dedicated to increasing NIH funding and support for biomedical research. Higgins co-chairs the NIH Caucus with Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT...
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State has received more than $10.7 million in competitive AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service, to support organizations that promote children’s health and education, disaster preparedness, and other key initiatives. An additional $6 million will be awarded later this year, bringing the total amount of funding to $16.7 million.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced several new tourism initiatives in conjunction with the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corporation, and City of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster on Monday, June 15, 20...
Buffalo - Mayor Byron Brown and Congressman Brian Higgins, joined by city officials and members of the community, gathered to announce the official start of a $1.8 million project that involves the construction of 1.2 miles of multi-use path to connect the LaSalle Metro Rail Station at Main Street, Minnesota Linear Park, numerous side streets, and Kenmore Avenue. The new path will also connect to Taunton Place and Shoshone Park.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) released the following statement regarding Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP):