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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 26, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Our Troops and Our Veterans
May 13, 2015 Funding the VA is a Sacred Responsibility
April 22, 2015 Solar Ready Vets Program
March 23, 2015 Congressman Higgins Introduces Bill to Give Kids Korner a Permanent Place in VA Medical Centers
March 11, 2015 Congressman Higgins & Mayor Davis Present World War II Veteran Private First Class Albin Mazur With the Bronze Star
March 6, 2015 Congressman Higgins & Williamsville Mayor Kulpa Present Family With Two Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart to Honor World War II Veterans
March 3, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veteran Affairs - Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice Program
Feb. 3, 2015 Congressman Higgins Names Local Veterans to Service Academy Advisory Committee
Dec. 23, 2014 Congressman Higgins Presents Family of Army Veteran Norman Blatner With Bronze Star & Rare POW Medal
Dec. 9, 2014 Congressman Higgins Announces Approval of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act
Dec. 5, 2014 Congressman Higgins Remembers the Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor
Dec. 3, 2014 Pearl Harbor Day
Oct. 1, 2014 Higgins & WNY Veterans Celebrate Congressional Approval and Presidential Authorization on the Legislation Keeping Kids Korner Open
Oct. 1, 2014 Higgins & WNY Veterans Celebrate Congressional Approval and Presidential Authorization on the Legislation Keeping Kids Korner Open
Sept. 25, 2014 Congressman Higgins Urges Department of Energy to Select Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station for Solar Industry Pilot Program
Sept. 17, 2014 Higgins Announces House Passage of Bill Keeping Kids Korner Open
Sept. 15, 2014 Higgins Fights to Save Childcare Services at Buffalo VA
Aug. 26, 2014 Congressman Higgins Presents Family of WWII Army Veteran Edward J. O'Donnell With Military Service Medals
July 29, 2014 Correcting the Crisis at the VA
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 14, 2014 The Veterans' Records Reconstruction Act
Oct. 29, 2013 Support Our Veterans
Sept. 9, 2013 Rep. Higgins Submits Testimony as House Veteran Affairs Committee Looks at Patient Safety Issues at VA Medical Centers
Sept. 3, 2013 Congressman Higgins Attends Kids Korner Waiting Room Ribbon Cutting Celebration
July 3, 2013 Higgins Introduces Veterans Education Flexibility Act
June 13, 2013 Higgins Fights to Keep College Student Loan Rates Low
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 22, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veteran Affairs - Mismanagement at the Veteran's Adminstration
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services Funding
April 10, 2013 Western New Yorkers Will Fight for What They Deserve
Sept. 12, 2012 High Unemployment for Returning Veterans
July 6, 2012 Congressman Higgins Presents Medals to Family of WWII Vet
Nov. 2, 2011 Higgins Applauds Approval of Cost of Living Adjustment for Disabled Veterans
May 26, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
April 4, 2011 Higgins Asks VA to Better Accommodate Chautauqua County Volunteers
Dec. 16, 2010 Higgins Votes to Expand Education and Job Training for Veterans
Nov. 10, 2010 Improving the Quality of Life for Our Veterans
Sept. 23, 2010 Congressman Higgins Votes to Create Fast-Track EMT Certification for Veterans
Oct. 22, 2009 Congressman Higgins Announces Special Payments For Service Members Who Served Under Stop Loss Orders
Oct. 8, 2009 Congressman Higgins Votes To Approve Service Members Home Ownership Act
Oct. 8, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Disability Assistance And Memorial Affairs Of The House Committee On Veterans' Affairs - Legislative Hearing On H.R. 761, H.R. 2243, H.R. 3485, H.R. 3544, And Draft Legislation
July 29, 2009 Congressman Higgins Approves Bills Improving Housing Conditions And Business Opportunities For Veterans
July 10, 2009 Congressman Higgins' Vote To Approve Veterans Affairs And Military Funding Achieves Victory For Veterans Care
June 24, 2009 Higgins Votes To Approve Bills That Improve Health Care For Veterans
June 16, 2009 Congressman Higgins Votes To Approve Homes For Heroes Act Of 2009
June 15, 2009 Congressman Higgins Votes To Approve Bill Providing Critical Funding For National Security, Flu Response Efforts, Cash For Clunkers & Veterans
May 5, 2009 Higgins, Schumer, Gillibrand & Slaughter Ask VA to Establish Job Center for Disabled Vets in Buffalo
Nov. 11, 2008 Veterans Day Message
Oct. 21, 2008 Congressman Higgins Announces Bill to Provide Federal Grants for Veteran Treatment Courts
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