Washington, DC- Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) today voted for, and the House passed, H.R. 1262, Water Quality Investment Act. This legislation would make key investments to improve water quality and better ensure safe, clean water for all Americans while potentially creating hundreds of thousands of jobs over the next five years.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced today that the Research Foundation of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo will receive $202,241 from the National Endowment of the Humanities to digitally archive the audio recordings of 425 notable poets.
Today Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27), a member of the House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, announced additional details on the provisions included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act which will provide tax credits and savings for local homeowners.
Governor David A. Paterson and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Astrid C. Glynn today announced the release of the 2009 New York State Rail Plan, providing the first comprehensive update of the State’s rail strategy in 22 years and fulfilling a prerequisite for federal funding for rail capital improvement projects.
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that five fire departments in Chautauqua County have been awarded a total of $273,834 in federal Homeland Security funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program (AFGP)
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and Chris Lee (NY-26) announced they will be hosting a workshop for local firefighters interested in applying for federal fire grant funding through the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). At the workshop, participants are invited to learn first hand from a DHS Fire Grant Specialist how to put together a qualifying application. All applications
BUFFALO, NY March 2 – In difficult economic times like these, a donation that supplements Buffalo’s efforts to increase the firefighting capabilities of the Buffalo Fire Department will help make firefighters, city residents and business owners safer.