Brian Higgins

Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins on USS The Sullivans

Congressman Brian Higgins released the following statement in response to current conditions at the USS The Sullivans:. “The USS The Sullivans is a National Historic Landmark and a true Western New York treasure. Just 10 days ago, on the 79th anniversary of the vessel’s launch, we announced $490,000 in federal funding to support repairs needed to protect the ship and the incredible history that goes with it.
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Brian Higgins

Brian Higgins is running for Congressional District 26. Brian Higgins is running for Congressional District 26, and has been the incumbent since his election in 2005. Higgins has cosponsored a plethora of environmental legislation, including the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act and the Local Water Protection Act. If re-elected, Higgins intends to continue fighting for federal policies to protect vulnerable populations from health hazzards, including pollution and hazardous substances. He will also continue to support the federal funding of programs such as Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and the Water Resources Development Act.

Dayton businessman Brian Higgins convicted of fraud

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –  A Dayton businessman was found guilty of crimes related to the Dayton corruption probe. Brian Higgins, 50, was found guilty of three counts of mail fraud and two counts of witness retaliation, according to a release from United States Attorney Kenneth L. Parker. The verdict was announced Thursday following a trial that […]
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Brian Higgins, Columbus CEO Future 50 class of 2022

Community: Board service with All Inclusive Living, Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Healthy Neighborhoods Healthy Families Realty Collaborative, Parsons Area Merchants Association, Short North Civic Association, Victorian Village Architectural Review Commission, Victorian Village Society, All Aboard Ohio, South Side Renaissance, Franklin County Foreclosure Response Work Group, and various urban design and transit collaborations.
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Rep. Brian Higgins casts doubt on downtown Bills stadium

WASHINGTON – Rep. Brian Higgins has grave doubts about building a new Buffalo Bills stadium in downtown Buffalo, saying the team prefers a site near its current home in Orchard Park and that many fans would prefer a suburban site with expansive parking where they could continue to tailgate. Gov....
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Brian Higgins backs Kathy Hochul in 2022 governor's race

ALBANY – In the early race for endorsements, Gov. Kathy Hochul has picked up another hometown political ally: U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins. Higgins on Sunday formally endorsed his fellow Buffalo Democrat in the 2022 Democratic gubernatorial primary campaign. Higgins, a member of Congress for 16 years, served with Hochul during her brief stint in Congress.

Rep. Brian Higgins endorses Hochul for full term

Western New York Rep. Brian Higgins on Monday became the latest Democrat to back Gov. Kathy Hochul's bid for a full term in 2022 ahead of what's expected to be a crowded party primary in June. “I’m pleased to endorse Governor Kathy Hochul for re-election,” Higgins said. “I had the...

WNY veteran plans run for Congress against Brian Higgins

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A local veteran is planning to run for Congress. Sergeant Steven Sams plans to run in New York’s 26th district. Congressman Brian Higgins, a Democrat, holds that seat now. Sams tells News 4 he is hoping to run on the Republican and Conservative lines. He will make an official announcement Thursday […]
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Feds update indictment of Dayton businessman Brian Higgins

Dayton businessman Brian Higgins faces additional federal felony counts after a federal grand jury issued a third superseding indictment in his insurance fraud case. The counts in the updated indictment replace those in two earlier indictments of Higgins, 50, who pleaded not guilty after the original indictment was announced in 2019. There is no indication in court records of a plea entered on the updated indictment issued Oct. 26. His attorney could not be reached for comment.

Ethics watchdog calls for probe into Rep. Brian Higgins

An ethics watchdog is calling for a probe into Congressman Brian Higgins. The non-partisan Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust, or FACT, sent a letter to the Office of Congressional Ethics, calling for an investigation into Higgins. They say he violated federal law and house ethics rules, which require members...

Rep. Brian Higgins says Hochul is ready to step in as governor

BUFFALO N.Y. (WIVB) – Congressman Brian Higgins is among the list of local lawmakers weighing in on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s resignation announcement. Higgins says he’s not surprised Cuomo is stepping down. “We are all very familiar with the allegations that are deemed to be highly credible based on the investigation...