Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced his support for legislation to protect senior citizens from an anticipated Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) freeze and an associated Medicare Part B premium increase.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined Big Tree Elementary School Principal Joanne Saniewski, Frontier Central School District Superintendent Ronald DeCarli, and Big Tree Elementary teachers, students and staff to recognize the school for being named a 2009 Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) sent a letter asking the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) to reject the proposal by New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG) to increase rates for electricity and gas delivery by 18.6% and 17.4% respectively.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) is reminding consumers that last week Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sebelius and Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack launched a new food safety consumer web site, www.foodsafety.gov, which will host resources and all of the latest news about food safety and recalls.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted to approve HR 3246, the Advanced Vehicle Technology Act, a bipartisan bill from the Science and Technology Committee, which authorizes the establishment of an Energy Department vehicle technology research and development program.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) applauded action that will impose tariffs on tires imported from China.