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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 26, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Women's Equality, Working Families for U.S. House - District 26
Date Title
July 24, 2016 Higgins & Kennedy Announce Green Light for Skyway Study
June 29, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jon F. Prato, Consul General of Canada in New York, the Hon. Rose Hilmey, Acting Director of Field Operations at the Buffalo Field Office, and the Hon. Lew Holloway, General Manager of the Niagra Falls Bridge Commission - Push for Direct Pedestrian Access to Canadian GO Train Service
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security and The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Seeking To Improve Efficiency & Lift Arbitrary Cap On Screeners
June 8, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Carter and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce
May 23, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Matthew Driscoll, Commissoner of the New York Department of Transportation- The Buffalo Skyway
May 12, 2016 Approval of Norwegian Air International's Foreign Air Carrier Permit
May 2, 2016 Higgins Announces Bill to Include Rail Disaster Preparedness in Federal Fire Grant Program
April 19, 2016 Higgins Disappointed by USDOT Decision to Allow Norwegian Air to Operate in the U.S.
April 7, 2016 Higgins: State Infrastructure Commitments Build on Federal Investments Providing New Opportunity in WNY
March 17, 2016 Letter to- The Honorable Mario Diaz-Balart, Chariman and The Honorable David Price, Ranking Member, House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee-TIGER Grants
March 8, 2016 Higgins & Dyster Call on Feds to Expedite Robert Moses Parkway North Project
March 2, 2016 Higgins Discusses Details of 8th Round of TIGER Grant Competition
March 1, 2016 Tiger Grants
Feb. 11, 2016 We Must Not Weaken Aviation Safety Standards
Feb. 3, 2016 Higgins, Collins, Slaughter & Reed Press Transportation Committee Leadership to Hold Firm on Flight Safety
Feb. 3, 2016 Standing with the Families of Colgan Flight 3407
Jan. 22, 2016 Higgins Announces Support for NFTA Rail Extension Through DL&W
Jan. 6, 2016 Higgins Pushes Back on Department of Energy Attempts to Move Forward with Nuclear Waste Transport Without Proper Review
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: I-190 Tolls
Nov. 25, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Increasing Transportation Funding
Oct. 26, 2015 Congressman Higgins Announces $18 Million TIGER Grant for Cars Sharing Main Street Project
Oct. 21, 2015 House of Representatives Approves Congressman Higgins' Bill Requiring A Threat Assessment of Hazardous Materials Transported in the U.S.
Oct. 20, 2015 Know the CBRN Terrorism Threats to Transportation Act
Oct. 15, 2015 Higgins Welcomes Talk of NFTA Extension but Reiterates Call for Improvements to DL&W
Oct. 1, 2015 Higgins' Bill Requiring A Threat Assessment of Hazardous Materials Crossing the Border Is Approved In Committee
Sept. 17, 2015 Opening Statement of Ranking Member Brian Higgins - Joint Hearing: Safeguarding our Nation's Surface Transportation Systems Against Evovling Terrorist Threats
Sept. 15, 2015 With $169 Million in Improvements Along the Buffalo River Underway & Complete, Higgins Outlines Next Steps for Buffalo's Waterfront
Sept. 15, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman on Ways and Means Committee and Sander Levin, Ranking Member on Committee on Ways and Means - Restore Transit Tax Benefit
Sept. 9, 2015 Congressman Higgins Announces Over $640,000 for NFTA's Amherst-Buffalo Corridor Study
Aug. 26, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins & Collins Announce More Than $300k In Fed Transportation Funding For Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
Aug. 24, 2015 Governor Cuomo Announces Re-Opening of I-190 Northbound Off-Ramp to Route 266 in Buffalo
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary for the Department of Transportation and Shau Donovan, Director for the Office of Management and Budget - State Maritime Academies
June 23, 2015 Mayor Pappas, Congressman Higgins, Senator Ortt & Assemblyman Schimminger Rededicate Frederick B. Durkee Memorial Bridge
June 15, 2015 Rail-to-Trails Bike Path Moves Ahead in North Buffalo
May 29, 2015 Higgins Announces Introduction of TIGER Grants for Job Creation Act
May 19, 2015 Infrastructure Investment
May 19, 2015 Higgins Introduces Nation Building Here At Home Act of 2015
May 13, 2015 Mayor Brown, Congressman Higgins Launch Final Phase of Collaborative Kenmore Avenue Redevelopment Project
May 8, 2015 Congressman Higgins & Mayor Kulpa Announce Start of Construction on $463,000 in Sidewalk Improvements in the Village of Williamsville
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - U.S. Open Skies Policy
April 16, 2015 Letter to Administrator Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration: Approvals for Life-Saving Helicopter Landing Pad at New John R. Oishei Children's Hospital
April 16, 2015 Schumer, Higgins Urge Feds to Expedite Approvals for Life-Saving Helicopter Landing Pad at New John R. OiShei Children's Hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
April 16, 2015 Letter to Administrator Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration: Approvals for Life-Saving Helicopter Landing Pad at New John R. Oishei Children's Hospital
April 9, 2015 Stand Up for Transportation Day to be Held April 9
March 23, 2015 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, and David Price, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee - TIGER Transportation Funding
March 4, 2015 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Concerns Regarding Comments from a Congressional Hearing
March 4, 2015 Higgins, Slaughter & Collins Pledge to Oppose Attempts to Undermine Progress on Aviation Safety
Feb. 26, 2015 Higgins Announces Western New York Chosen as 1 of 13 Sites in the Nation for Coordinated Traffic Information System
Feb. 20, 2015 With Federal Review of Robert Moses Parkway North Project Underway, Higgins Calls for Swift Action on Removal
Feb. 12, 2015 On Six Year Anniversary of Flight 3407 Crash, Collins, Higgins, and Slaughter Lead Letter to Ensure Continued Aviation Safety
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