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January 2012

Reps. Grimm, Higgins Lead Push to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse in New York

Congressional leaders urge NYS legislators to pass AG Eric Schneiderman's Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing (I-STOP) Act

Congressman Higgins Welcomes News of NYSDOT Plans for Action on Springville Bridge

Congressmember Says Closed Bridge is a Roadblock to Local Economic Stability & Growth

Congressmember Brian Higgins (NY-27) welcomed the news that the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) will fast-track work at the Springville bridge. 

Western New Yorkers Say: Closing of Buffalo Mail Processing Facility is Bad for Business

Businesses, Towns, Nonprofits Join Congressman Higgins in Stressing Far-Reaching Economic/Job Impact of Williams Street Shutdown

Statement from Congressman Brian Higgins on H.R. 3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act

 “While I certainly oppose online piracy, I cannot support the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).  I have long believed that the Internet must remain open to protect access to information and our right to free speech.

Congressman Higgins & Mayor Szymanski Announce Completion of Ridge Road Reconstruction Project

$837,000 Federal, City Funds Transforms Route Along Lackawanna Business District
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and City of Lackawanna Mayor Geoffrey Szymanski announced completion of a federal/city project to reconstruct a stretch of Ridge Road in Lackawanna.

Buffalo Mail Processing Facility Closing Hearing

Testimony by Congressman Brian Higgins

“Thanks to hardworking employees, the US Postal Service has a long reputation as the most trusted federal agency in America but for the communities facing a closing of their facilities you certainly wouldn’t know it.