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Aug 17, 2009 Press Release
People Inc.’s President and CEO James M. Boles, Congressman Brian Higgins, Assemblymember Mark J.F. Schroeder, County Legislator Tim Kennedy participated in a ribbon cutting and a tour of the newly renovated Indian Church Day Hab.
Aug 16, 2009 Press Release
Today Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Brian Higgins were in Jamestown, NY to unveil the plaque designating the United States Post Office located at 300 East 3rd Street the “Stan Lundine Post Office Building.”
Aug 14, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined doctors, patients, nurses and staff at Northwest Buffalo Community Health Care Center to celebrate National Health Center Week 2009 (August 9-15, 2009).
Aug 14, 2009 Press Release
Following severe summer storms that have wreaked havoc on the lives, homes, and businesses of residents throughout at least 10 New York counties, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representatives Brian Higgins, Maurice Hinchey, Eric Massa, Scott Murphy, Paul Tonko and Chris Lee today wrote to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the White House urging them to issue a disaster declaration. The counties include Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chenango, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Erie, Genesee, Rensselaer and Sullivan. Federal aid is needed to help the affected communities recover from the devastating flooding.
Aug 13, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) sent a letter to President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) formally requesting “Individual Assistance” for Western New York residents impacted by the severe floods that hit the area August 8 – 10, 2009 as well as federal assistance for local municipalities available with a Presidential disaster declaration.

Aug 5, 2009 Press Release
Mayor Byron W. Brown today announced that the city recently completed a $200,000 capital improvement project at three major Cazenovia park facilities in South Buffalo. Joining the Mayor at the announcement were Congressman Brian Higgins, Erie County Legislator Tim Kennedy and two of South Buffalo’s greatest homegrown athletes, Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks and Tim Kennedy of the Buffalo Sabres.
Aug 5, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Honeywell International Inc. a grant totaling $27.3 million.   Honeywell International’s facilities in Buffalo, NY and Metropolis, IL will utilize the federal grant for lithium ion battery development.

Aug 5, 2009 Press Release
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Congressman Brian Higgins today announced Senate passage of legislation to designate the United States Post Office in Orchard Park, NY as the "Jack F. Kemp Post Office Building” in honor of Jack F. Kemp, a former Buffalo Bills Quarterback, Vice Presidential candidate and Congressman from Western New York. Ralph Wilson Stadium, home of the Buffalo Bills, is located in Orchard Park.
Aug 3, 2009 Press Release
The effort to transform Buffalo into a world-class health care destination and expand the University at Buffalo’s campus in downtown Buffalo took a major step forward today as Kaleida Health and UB broke ground for a new 10-story global vascular institute and research building.
Aug 3, 2009 Press Release
“Any plan to reduce Post Office services to residents in the City of Lackawanna is unacceptable and something we will certainly challenge. Lackawanna is the second largest city in Erie County with almost a quarter of its population over the age of 60. Local residents need post office facilities that are in the neighborhood and easily accessible.”

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