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Higgins Speaks on House Floor Opposing Security Funding Elimination for WNY

Jun 2, 2011
Press Release

This evening, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27), a member of the Homeland Security Committee, spoke against a provision in the FY2012 Homeland Security Appropriation bill, which will eliminate Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) funding for the Buffalo-Niagara region, and supported an amendment to restore the opportunity for WNY to be eligible for the program. 
 
Below is video of Congressman Higgins’ remarks: