A bill, cosponsored by Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27), that will block big bonuses for executives was approved by the House of Representatives today. The bill, titled Additional Tax on Bonuses Received from Certain TARP recipients (H.R. 1586) was filed by Chairman Rangel and several members of the Ways and Means Committee, on which Higgins serves.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that New York State will receive $517,796,513 in funding through the federal Reinvestment and Recovery Act to use toward projects that improve energy efficiency in homes.
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.