Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) will host Academy Night 2010, an opportunity for high school students, their families, school administrators and counselors to find out more about Military Academy institutions, programs and the application process.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined his House of Representatives colleagues in passing H.R. 4785, the Rural Energy Savings Act. The Rural Star and Loan Star programs included in this legislation will provide up to 1.6 million homeowners with small loans to make renovations that will improve their energy efficiency and lower their utility bills.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined the Chautauqua County Health Network and Health Care for All New York for an informational session and discussion on health care reform.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced a new addition to the growing great news for the Dunkirk Airport. Today the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the Dunkirk Airport in Chautauqua County $302,005 in new federal funding.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced Chautauqua County will receive $200,000 in Weatherization Assistance Program funding through the U.S. Department of Energy. The federal funds were awarded to Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc.(COI), allowing the organization to build on their existing weatherization work.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined Chautauqua County hospital leaders and members of the Chautauqua County Health Network (CCHN) to announce a new $300,000 federal grant for the area. The funds, provided through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Rural Health Policy, Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement program will support a new initiative by CCHN.
Today, the Department of Education announced that New York State is among the 10 winners receiving a Race to the Top grant totaling nearly $700 million in federal education funding to the state, made available through funds from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. Of the second round winners, New York scored second only to Massachusetts.