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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 26, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Flood Insurance
June 26, 2015 Northern Border Security Bill, With Higgins Amendments, Approved in Committee
June 24, 2015 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Admitting Syrian Refugees: The Intelligence Void and the Emerging Homeland Security Threat
June 23, 2015 CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2015
May 20, 2015 Higgins Wins Approval For Amendment to Require a Risk Assessment Prior to Planned Transport of Liquid Uranium Across Border
May 7, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members
April 29, 2015 Hearing of the House Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - Terrorism in Africa: The Imminent Threat to the United States
April 9, 2015 $233 Million to Fund Counterterrorism and Emergency Preparedness in NYS
March 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran Nuclear Negotiations
March 3, 2015 House of Representatives Approves Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
Feb. 28, 2015 Higgins Calls for Vote on Clean, Long-Term Bill to Fund Homeland Security
Feb. 26, 2015 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Addressing Remaining Gaps in Federal, State, and Local Information Sharing
Feb. 11, 2015 Higgins Announces Application Period for SAFER Federal Fire Grants
Feb. 3, 2015 Higgins Presses for Immediate Action on Efficiency Improvements at Peace Bridge
Jan. 28, 2015 Congressman Higgins Applauds Move to Pull Bad Border Bill
Jan. 23, 2015 Congressman Higgins Sounds Alarm on Bill Which Would Cripple Northern Border and Kill Jobs
Jan. 20, 2015 As Peace Bridge Pilot Project Comes to a Close, Congressman Higgins Calls for Swift Review And Action on Pre-Inspection
Jan. 9, 2015 Congressman Higgins Pushes for Resources Along Northern Border
Dec. 18, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces Low-Interest Loans Available to Residents and Businesses Impacted By Winter Storm and Flooding
Dec. 9, 2014 FEMA Aid for Western New York
Dec. 9, 2014 Congressman Higgins Pushes for Disaster Relief For Western New York
Nov. 24, 2014 Higgins Tours Impacted Areas
Nov. 24, 2014 Letter to Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the United States Small Business Administration - Western New York Snowstorms
Nov. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins, Collins Urge USDA to Immediately Conduct Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Immediately Conducting Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Disaster Declaration
Nov. 20, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Be Ready to Swiftly Approve Disaster Declaration for Erie County & Other WNY Counties Impacted by Historic Snowstorm
Aug. 22, 2014 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Navy and General Raymond Odierno, Army Chief of Staff - Letter in Support of Fort Drum
July 24, 2014 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Jihadist Safe Havens: Efforts to Detect and Deter Terrorist Trave
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
May 21, 2014 Hearing of the Counterterrorism & Intelligence and Cybersecurity Subcommittee and the Infrastructure Protection & Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House National Security Committee - Assessing Persistent and Emerging Cyber Threats to the U.S. Homeland
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Higgins Announces Additional Customs and Border Patrol Officers to be Assigned to Western New York
March 20, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Buffalo-Erie-Niagara Region's Exclusion from Urban Area Security Initiative Program
Jan. 9, 2014 Full Funding for Customs and Border Protection
Nov. 25, 2013 WNY Delegation Urges Homeland Security to Set Up Shop at Niagara Falls Air Base
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Rand Beers, Department of Homeland Security - Niagara Falls Air Base
Sept. 18, 2013 National Preparedness Month
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union - Hezbollah Organization Designation
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Department of Homeland Security Secretary - Urban Area Security Initiative Funding
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 10, 2013 Letter to Michael Huerta, FAA Administrator - Safety Regulations
June 24, 2013 Congressmen Chris Collins & Brian Higgins Object to Efforts to Move Army Corps Personnel Out of WNY
June 5, 2013 Return Buffalo to the Urban Area Security Initiative Program
May 7, 2013 Urban Area Security Initiative
April 23, 2013 Rep. Brian Higgins Responds to US/Canada Terror Plot
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 14, 2013 Congressman Higgins Announces US-Canada Agreement to Begin Peace Bridge Pre-Inspection Pilot Project
Dec. 12, 2012 Lessons Learned in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy
Oct. 29, 2012 Congressman Higgins Provides Update on Federal Efforts Related to Hurricane Sandy
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