Brian Higgins

Tom Puckett
June 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A nation will hear from an Iraq war hero from Western New York today as the Army introduces the rest of the country to David Bellavia during a news conference in Cheektowaga. WBEN will broadcast the session LIVE at approximtaley 10am. In just two weeks, Bellavia will receive the...
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Brendan Keany
April 08, 2019 - 12:20 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - In a move to improve traffic flow and aesthetics, the City of Buffalo is investing millions of dollars into an Allen Street reconstruction project . The first phase of the Allen Street reconstruction project, which extends from Main Street to Delaware Avenue, is now...
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Brendan Keany
March 29, 2019 - 5:48 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Congressmen Brian Higgins and Chris Collins made stops in Western New York on Friday to honor veterans on Vietnam War Veterans Day. Congressman Higgins is honoring more than 100 veterans on Vietnam War Veterans Day. pic.twitter.com/mlB9gcLGjh — WBEN NewsRadio 930AM...
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Photo of Hunter James Kelly at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2019 - 11:43 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - More than $2 million of federal funding was allocated towards research for krabbe disease at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute at the University at Buffalo. Congressman Brian Higgins made the announcement Monday at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Rep. Brian...
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Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2019 - 11:28 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Area congressional representatives reacted following Attorney General William Barr's summary of the Mueller probe over the weekend. "Congress has a very clear constitutional obligation and that is oversight," Higgins said. "There are at least three investigatory committees...
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Brendan Keany
March 20, 2019 - 1:38 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Congressman Brian Higgins was joined by Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz this morning to announce federal funding to help curb homelessness in Western New York. Brian Higgins is joined by Mark Poloncarz to announce that the Department of Housing and Urban...
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DL&W Terminal. 2018 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Mike Baggerman
December 20, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The redevelopment of Buffalo's DL&W terminal is similar to what you're hearing with a lot of developments at or near Canalside: mixed-use. The terminal, which was built in 1917, was used as a passenger and goods transfer point with water taxis, passenger ships, trolleys,...
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Mike Baggerman
December 03, 2018 - 3:51 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Congressman Brian Higgins held a press conference this afternoon to announce funding for improvements to the Buffalo Harbor. Brian Higgins announces $12M of funding to help The US Army Corps of Engineers to repair the break walls along Buffalo’s Outer Harbor. pic.twitter.com/...
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Tom Puckett
December 03, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Last week, New York's two US senators sounded the alarm as they called on HUD to release $15 million in community block grant money for Buffalo and the town of Tonawanda. We've learned that money will come sooner than first thought. Congressman Brian Higgins says the money should...
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November 21, 2018 - 11:50 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Brian Higgins released a statement saying that he will support Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House of Representatives. READ THE FULL STATEMENT BELOW FROM HIGGINS “I will vote to elect Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House of Representatives. “Last summer, I...
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