Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Press Releases

Feb 18, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Erie County school districts within his district will see approximately $53,937,000 in direct federal funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act according to new estimates based on a Congressional Research Service (CRS) analysis. 

Feb 18, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Chautauqua County school districts will see approximately $9,009,000 in direct federal funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act according to new estimates based on a Congressional Research Service (CRS) analysis.
Issues:
Feb 17, 2009 Press Release
On Tuesday, February 17, 2009, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) spent his day visiting local businesses that are leading the way in developing energy efficient and renewable technologies. This January Congressman Higgins was appointed to serve on the House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, a role that, among other things, includes development, oversight, and approval of federal renewable energy tax credits.
Feb 13, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted today with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, a comprehensive bill that will stimulate the local and national economy through targeted tax breaks and investments.
Feb 11, 2009 Press Release

Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced that the City of Buffalo Fire Department will receive $758,400 in federal Homeland Security funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program (AFGP)

Feb 11, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) is pleased to announce that People Inc. has been awarded almost $7 million dollars for an independent senior housing site in the Town of West Seneca

Issues:
Feb 10, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Brant Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 will receive $39,552 and Mortons Corners Volunteer Fire Company will receive $35,494 and in federal Homeland Security funding in the twenty third round of Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program (AFGP) awards for fiscal year 2008.
Feb 9, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and Town of Cheektowaga Supervisor Mary Holtz stopped at the Alexander Community Center, located in a Cheektowaga/Buffalo border neighborhood, before heading to Washington, DC for a Revitalizing Older Cities Task Force Capitol Hill Summit scheduled for later this week.
Feb 6, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and Erie County Executive Chris Collins announced that the Erie County Fire Chiefs Mutual Aid Org./Erie County Fire Safety Division has been awarded $498,800 in federal funding through the Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program.

Feb 5, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Doyle Fire District No. 1 has been awarded $71,421 in federal funding through the Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program.

Pages