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Congressman Higgins Announces Nearly $180,000 for Western New York Council on Occupational Safety & Health

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Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Western New York Council on Occupational Safety and Health (WNYCOSH) has been awarded a federal grant totaling $179,912. The award was provided through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Susan Harwood Training Grant Program dedicated to making workers aware of their rights and supporting efforts to recognize and prevent workplace safety and…

Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins Announce $3.3 Million for Niagara to Remove Lead Paint Hazards from Aging Homes Across the County

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins today announced $3,300,000 in federal funding for Niagara County from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Program. The Representatives explained that the funding will help property owners with the burden of abating…