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Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Representatives Louise Slaughter, Brian Higgins and Kathy Hochul urged the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to construct a new border patrol station at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (NFARS) as it seeks a replacement for the outdated Niagara Falls Border Patrol Station.
Congressmember Brian Higgins (NY-27) welcomed the news that the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) will fast-track work at the Springville bridge.
As Americans prepare to tune into tomorrow’s State of the Union Address, many are wondering what’s in store for 2012 in Washington, DC. Prior to the speech, Western New York Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) outlined some of the actions he would like to see addressed in the year ahead:
A number of Western New Yorkers are lending their voices to the growing chorus of those stressing the devastating economic consequences of closing the Buffalo Mail Processing facility on William Street. Local business owners, nonprofit leaders and Town Clerks joined Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) to outline the impact to local companies and jobs.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) is continuing his fight to protect the 700 jobs and services provided by the Buffalo Mail Processing Facility on William Street by requesting additional data brought to light at the public hearing the Congressman attended.
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission, in partnership with the Erie Canalway Heritage Fund, awarded $43,700 in grants to assist organizations with canal-related education, preservation, and tourism projects.