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Jun 16, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority has been awarded a $294,000 federal grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation for the purchase of a hybrid bus. 

Jun 16, 2009 Press Release

Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve H.R. 403, Homes for Heroes Act of 2009, a bill which will expand the supply of housing and support services to low-income veterans.

Jun 15, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve a bill providing critical federal dollars for efforts to maintain national security, respond to H1N1 flu needs, fund consumers vouchers for less efficient vehicle trade-ins and support our troops and veterans.
Jun 15, 2009 Press Release

Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) submitted a formal proposal to Governor Paterson and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) requesting 36% of the net revenue produced by the Niagara Power Project be devoted to economic development and tourism efforts in Western New York, including moderately-priced waterfront housing on Buffalo's Outer Harbor for the first time in the city's history.

Jun 12, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corporation (CHRIC) has been awarded a $644,051 federal grant for Jamestown Youthbuild.

Jun 12, 2009 Press Release

Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act which will grant the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to better protect the public health as it relates to tobacco. 

Jun 9, 2009 Press Release

Today Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve H.R. 2751, the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act, a version of the bill commonly referred to as “Cash for Clunkers,”  that will provide incentives for registered owners of high polluting automobiles to replace their older car with a new fuel efficient vehicle. 

Jun 9, 2009 Press Release

Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and a number of other members of the House Ways and Means Committee met with President Obama in the State Dining Room at the White House to discuss the future of health care in the United States.

Jun 9, 2009 Press Release
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Congressman Brian Higgins today announced that they are introducing 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.
Jun 8, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian M. Higgins, Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown and South Buffalo Development, LLC (SBD) today announced a public/private initiative to clean up and redevelop the former Buffalo Color site on the Buffalo River. They were joined by Dale Desnoyers and Abby Snyder from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC); local and state representatives; Honeywell; and business, community and environmental organizations.

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