Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and Buffalo-based Larkin Development Company Partner Howard Zemsky provided testimony at a House of Representatives subcommittee hearing focused on revitalizing distressed communities through the utilization of job creating tax incentive programs.
Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-27), Chris Lee (NY-26) and Louise Slaughter (NY-28) sent a letter to Chairman Oberstar and Ranking Member Mica, leaders of the House Transportation Committee to reiterate their strong support for H.R. 3771, Airline Safety and Pilot Training Improvement Act of 2009 and inclusion of critical language central to resolving safety issues.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) is announcing the Department of Homeland Security is accepting applications for grants through the Fire Prevention and Safety Program through October 23, 2009.
New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel was joined by Congressman Brian Higgins, State Assemblyman Mark J.F. Schroeder and other officials today to break ground on the new permanent warm-weather storage site for the Lake Erie-Niagara River Ice Boom, with the site also to serve as the location for a new neighborhood park that NYPA will develop.