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Oct 8, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives in approving H.J. Res.26, a resolution proclaiming Casimir Pulaski to be an honorary citizen of the United States posthumously.
Oct 8, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve H.R. 3590, The Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act, which amends stimulus act provisions to expand benefits to service members.
Oct 7, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27), a member of the Dairy Farmer Caucus, voted to approve Conference Report on H.R. 2997 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2010. This legislation provides $350 million in assistance to the nation’s dairy farmers which could translate into $2.4 million for Chautauqua and Erie Counties.
Oct 7, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and Buffalo-based Larkin Development Company Partner Howard Zemsky provided testimony at a House of Representatives subcommittee hearing focused on revitalizing distressed communities through the utilization of job creating tax incentive programs. 
 

Oct 6, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announces introduction and his co-sponsorship of H.R. 3670, the Historic Homeowners Revitalization Act of 2009 along with his colleagues in the House of Representatives. This bi-partisan legislation would supplement current state and federal laws to provide tax credits to historic homeowners for rehabilitation projects based on a model proven to create thousands of jobs.
Oct 5, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo Chief Professional Officer Diane Rowe to announce the Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice totaling $567,416.
Oct 2, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has been awarded $2,500,000 for improving renewable energy technologies. The federal funds were made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to candidates eligible for $43 million in Green Innovation Grants.
Oct 2, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita announced a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice which will work to protect seniors and train law enforcement and community agencies on the issue of elder abuse.
Oct 1, 2009 Press Release

Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-27), Chris Lee (NY-26) and Louise Slaughter (NY-28) sent a letter to Chairman Oberstar and Ranking Member Mica, leaders of the House Transportation Committee to reiterate their strong support for H.R. 3771, Airline Safety and Pilot Training Improvement Act of 2009 and inclusion of critical language central to resolving safety issues.

Sep 29, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that the Colden Fire Company has been awarded $82,983 in federal Homeland Security funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program (AFGP).

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