“Today, as we recognize Workers Memorial Day, we remember the thousands of hardworking men and women who lose their lives on the job each year and the millions more who suffer injury or illness during their dedicated workplace service.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2010 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. All applications are submitted to DHS and go through a non-partisan, merit based review ranked by factors established by a panel of fire service professionals.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives in approving S.1963, the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) reminds Western New Yorkers that this Thursday, April 22 marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, a day to celebrate progress in green initiatives and to encourage more clean energy innovations that will spur the next “Green Age” economy.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) fired off a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today challenging the agency’s proposed Flood Insurance Rate Map for portions of the City of Buffalo.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced the news that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will utilize funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the hiring of new employees that will assist its Buffalo VA division with processing claims.