Today Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve H.R. 2751, the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act, a version of the bill commonly referred to as “Cash for Clunkers,” that will provide incentives for registered owners of high polluting automobiles to replace their older car with a new fuel efficient vehicle.
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and a number of other members of the House Ways and Means Committee met with President Obama in the State Dining Room at the White House to discuss the future of health care in the United States.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced the opportunity for local fire companies to apply for grants to assist with the construction or modification of fire stations. The grants are available thanks to $210 million in federal Recovery Act funds approved by Congress for the Fire Station Construction (FSC) Grant Program.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo have been awarded $ 1,346,463 in grants made available through Recovery Act funding authorized for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).