Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights, a bill which provides tough new protections for consumers facing excessive credit card fees, sky-high interest rates, and unfair agreements that credit card companies revise at will. The bill now moves to the President’s desk.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve the 21st Century Green High-Performing Public Schools Facilities Act (H.R. 2187).
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) is pleased to announce that Lake Shore Central High School senior Eric Christopher Renn has been accepted to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point. Renn, a resident of Angola, NY, was nominated by Congressman Higgins for the program.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) said local residents will soon see construction trucks at work along Interstate 86 and a number of other Chautauqua County roadways in the with the help of $6.12 million in federal Recovery Act funds.
Congressman Chris Lee (NY-26), Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-28), and Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced this morning that they will push for a congressional investigation of all commercial airline pilot training and certification programs in the wake of new revelations surrounding the events that led up to the Continental Connection Flight 3407 tragedy.
Today, Tuesday, May 12, 2009, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) will introduce the Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act, a bill to require health insurance coverage for intravenous/injectable and orally-administered cancer pills at the same rate.