Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced progress on efforts to provide relief to struggling dairy farmers in Western New York. Today the administration increased dairy support prices, a move requested by Congressman Higgins and other members of the House, which will increase dairy farmers’ revenue by $243 million nationwide.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Erie Community College will receive a $64,599 grant from the U.S. Department of Education for their child care program.
“This grant will allow more working parents to pursue higher education leading to better employment opportunities and a better future for the student and their family,” said Higgins.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve H.R. 3326, Defense Appropriations for FY 2010, a fiscally responsible bill focused on supporting military capabilities and personnel that make America an economic and military powerhouse.
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that the Brocton Fire Company will receive $111,910 in federal Homeland Security funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program (AFGP).
“This significant grant will go a long way toward protecting the Brocton/Portland community and the brave and selfless fighters who serve the region,” said Congressman Higgins.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) has been awarded a Recovery Act grant totaling $2,234,070 from the Department of Homeland Security. The funds were provided through the Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP).
WASHINGTON – Congressman Chris Lee (NY-26), Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-28) joined transportation leaders in the House of Representatives today to introduce the Airline Safety and Pilot Training Improvement Act of 2009.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve legislation aimed at assisting disabled veterans with their living conditions and supporting veterans interested in pursuing entrepreneurial opportunities.