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Oct 7, 2009 Press Release

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. 
 

Oct 6, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announces introduction and his co-sponsorship of H.R. 3670, the Historic Homeowners Revitalization Act of 2009 along with his colleagues in the House of Representatives. This bi-partisan legislation would supplement current state and federal laws to provide tax credits to historic homeowners for rehabilitation projects based on a model proven to create thousands of jobs.
Oct 5, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo Chief Professional Officer Diane Rowe to announce the Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice totaling $567,416.
Oct 2, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has been awarded $2,500,000 for improving renewable energy technologies. The federal funds were made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to candidates eligible for $43 million in Green Innovation Grants.
Oct 2, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita announced a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice which will work to protect seniors and train law enforcement and community agencies on the issue of elder abuse.
Oct 1, 2009 Press Release

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.

Sep 29, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that the Colden Fire Company has been awarded $82,983 in federal Homeland Security funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program (AFGP).
Sep 28, 2009 Press Release

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. 

Sep 25, 2009 Press Release

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.

Sep 24, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Busti Fire Department has been awarded $84,740 in federal Homeland Security funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program (AFGP).

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