Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Chautauqua County has been awarded $1.335 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce for an infrastructure project that will aid economic development in the Dunkirk area.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that D’Youville College in the City of Buffalo will receive a federal grant totaling $112,417. The award was funded through the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Northwest Buffalo Community Health Care Center has been awarded $559,995 in a federal grant. The funds were made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and authorized for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address health care facility and equipment needs.
Today marked the re-opening of the Houghton Park Shelter House. The Shelter House, which serves as locker rooms and bathrooms for the Houghton Pool, has been closed since 2007 because of a fire, which caused extensive damage to the interior of the building.
Yahoo! Inc., will build a new data center in Lockport, Niagara County. Through an agreement with the New York Power Authority (NYPA), Yahoo! plans to invest tens of millions dollars in the construction and computer equipment fit-out of its new East Coast Regional data center.
In a dual presentation demonstrating Ford Motor Co.’s importance and commitment to Western New York’s economy, the Stamping Plant here today unfurled a new banner on its building, highlighting the plant’s role in making the Edge and Flex, and the region’s Ford Dealers continued a 13-year tradition of donating vans to charity.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve H.R. 2892, Homeland Security Appropriations for FY2010, a fiscally responsible bill that focuses on border, aviation, rail, transit, port and first responder security improvements.