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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: Education

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 26, Democratic
Date Title
Oct. 16, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Serrano, Velázquez, Plaskett, González-Colón Send Letter Urging DeVos to Provide More Assistance for Student Loan Borrowers in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands Affected by Hurricanes
July 19, 2017 Letter to Chairman Frelinghuysen, Ranking Member Lowey, Chairman Cole, and Ranking Member DeLauro - Supporting Instruction State Grant Program in FY 2018
March 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Steven Mnuchin and the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of Education - Calling On Administration to Help Student Loan Borrowers Keep Payments Affordable
Sept. 26, 2016 Scott, Nadler and 68 Members of Congress Applaud NLRB's Columbia University Decision
Aug. 4, 2016 Congressman Higgins & The Service Collaborative of Western New York Announce Over $3.4 Million AmeriCorps Grant
July 6, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections
March 18, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Computer Science Funding
March 15, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins Announce More Than $24.2 Million Head Start Grant For The Community Action Organization Of Erie County
Jan. 13, 2016 Statement By Congressman Brian Higgins
Nov. 20, 2015 USDA Farm to School Funds Will be Used to Bolster Child Nutrition Programs
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Jacob Lew, Secretary, United States Department of the Treasury and the Hon. Arne Duncan, Secretary, United States Department of Education - Improve Student Loan Repayment
Sept. 29, 2015 Congressman Higgins & Villa Maria College Announce $1.98 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant
Sept. 16, 2015 Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation And Explore & More Announce New Site For Children's Museum At Canalside
Sept. 15, 2015 As Congress Threatens To Cut Phys. Ed Funding, Gillibrand & Higgins Announce New Push To Secure Student Fitness Programs For Schools Across The Country
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
July 15, 2015 GI Bill
June 22, 2015 Higgins Announces Veterans Education Flexibility Act
June 19, 2015 Congressman Lamborn and Allies Fight to Stop Israeli Academic Boycotts
June 16, 2015 Rep. Curbelo and Colleagues Introduce Resolution to Condemn Boycotts of Israeli Academic Institutions
May 12, 2015 Congressman Higgins Announces More Than $1.17 Million for North Tonawanda City School District
April 17, 2015 Gillibrand, Collins and Higgins Announce Legislation to Bolster Manufacturing Education at Universities and Train New York's Workforce for 21st Century Economy
Feb. 27, 2015 Higgins Announces Early March Deadlines for Humanities Grants
Jan. 21, 2015 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins in Response to the 2015 State of the Union Address
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Education
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Education
Dec. 12, 2014 Higgins Announces Over $2.12 Million for Niagara County Head Start
Sept. 24, 2014 Congressman Higgins Announces Over $1 Million in Federal Grants for Schools in Cheektowaga & Buffalo
Sept. 2, 2014 Congressman Higgins Announces nearly $1 million for Cheektowaga Central School District
Aug. 29, 2014 Congressman Higgins, City of Niagara Falls & Niagara Falls School District Mark Opening of New Gill Creek Playground
Aug. 22, 2014 New Funding Secured to Expand Proven-Effective Program that Boosts Student Achievement
May 7, 2014 Teacher Appreciation Week
April 7, 2014 Congressman Higgins Announces Over $3.89 Million Federal Grant for Buffalo School Students
Feb. 20, 2014 Congressman Chris Collins Seeks to Block Federal Dollars for Criminal College Program
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
Oct. 29, 2013 Support Our Veterans
July 3, 2013 Higgins Introduces Veterans Education Flexibility Act
June 25, 2013 Higgins Calls for Action This Week to Prevent Student Loan Rate Increase
June 18, 2013 Student Loan Rates
June 13, 2013 Higgins Fights to Keep College Student Loan Rates Low
April 22, 2013 Letter to Rep. Hal Rogers, Rep. Nita Lowey, Rep. Jack Kingston, and Rep. Rosa DeLauro - Student Loans for Students Without HS Diploma or GED
Dec. 12, 2012 Investing in the American Economy
May 30, 2012 Higgins Announces $412,685 Grant to The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc.
April 26, 2012 Student Loans
March 15, 2012 Higgins Fights to Keep Student Loan Interest Rates Low
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Education
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