Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Western New York has been awarded federal grant in the amount of $607,957 from the U. S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program.
“Every day our firefighters enter the most dangerous of situations and selflessly, with little fanfare or recognition, go to work doing what many would never consider. Today two of our bravest, Lt.
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that the Bellevue Volunteer Fire Company will receive $62,458 in federal Homeland Security funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program (AFGP).
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Lake View Volunteer Fire Association has been awarded $ 65,170 in federal funding through the Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) sent a letter to President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) formally requesting “Individual Assistance” for Western New York residents impacted by the severe floods that hit the area August 8 – 10, 2009 as well as federal assistance for local municipalities available with a Presidential disaster declaration.