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 2017-06-16 23:57 

Buffalo News

Higgins warns against policy change that could imperil study of lung cancer drug... +

Rep. Brian Higgins on Friday called on the Trump administration to avoid policy changes that would endanger Roswell Park Cancer Institute's work on a promising lung cancer drug developed in Cuba. Higgins's comments followed an announcement of a ne...

 2017-06-13 21:07 

Buffalo News

Editorial: Plan to seek a private developer to rehab Perry site is worth exploring... +

Rep. Brian Higgins has come up with a plan whose good sense is beyond dispute: Instead of continuing what seems like the never-ending effort to demolish and replace vacant buildings within the sprawling Commodore Perry housing complex, bring in developers...

 2017-06-12 21:55 

Buffalo News

Perry tenants say Higgins' plan is for the rich, not for them... +

Rep. Brian Higgins encounteredanger and frustration from some Commodore Perry public housing tenantswhen he held a press conference there Monday to touthis idea of renovating rows of empty, rundown apartments intolow- and moderate-income units-- and perha...

 2017-06-12 10:00 

Buffalo News

Rehab, don't demo the 'ghost town' in Perry complex, Higgins says... +

Rep. Brian Higgins wants to save the Commodore Perry apartment complex, saying it will cost less to renovate the existing units than to demolish them and build new....

 2017-06-11 14:31 

Buffalo News

Higgins to announce plans for Commodore Perry housing complex... +

Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, is calling for action in the Commodore Perry neighborhood off of South Park Avenue. He will hold a news conference at 10:30 a.m. Monday to announce his plans for the deteriorating housing complex that stretches from near dow...

 2017-06-05 21:10 

Buffalo News

Letter: Higgins getting results for Western New York... +

Higgins getting results for Western New York Its great to see Canalside finally getting new amenities. But I was thinking: not much happens without Rep. Brian Higgins pushing for it. Not long ago, Higgins stood at Canalside to push officials to get moving...

 2017-05-31 19:17 

Buffalo News

Higgins optimistic Congress will restore DL&W funds... +

Rep. Brian Higgins senses a bipartisan willingness to restore funds that could spell new life for downtown Buffalos Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad terminal, despite the Trump administrations proposed elimination of a host of federal transportat...

 2017-05-31 16:13 


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Congressman Brian Higgins: Trump budget to hurt WNY projects... +

Congressman Brian Higgins of Buffalo says that if President Trump's budget gets passed, big projects in Buffalo won't come to fruition....

 2017-05-29 13:38 

Buffalo News

Elmwood Ave. streetscape work in Kenmore begins Tuesday... +

Work to make Elmwood Avenue in the Village of Kenmore safer for pedestrians and bicyclists is expected to begin Tuesday,Rep.Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, announced Monday. The project includes new 6-foot sidewalks, new driveway aprons and curb ramps that comp...

 2017-05-28 02:08 

Buffalo News

Outer Harbor restoration gets $4.6 million in funding... +

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is receiving $4.6 million in federal funding for improvements along Buffalos Outer Harbor, including breakwater repair and dredging, according to Congressman Brian Higgins, (D-Buffalo). The South Breakwater will undergo $4...

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