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July 2011

Brian's Story

Higgins Calls for Stop to Plan that Siphons Water from Great Lakes

7/13/2011- Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27), a member of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, sent a letter urging Ohio Governor John Kasich to veto legislation in his state that would allow businesses to remove 5 million gallons of water a day from Lake Erie.  

Higgins Pushes for Vote on China Currency Bill

7/8/2011- Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) joined several of his colleagues in signing a discharge petition that would require the House to consider the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act (H.R. 639).  

Higgins Announces $90,000 for Bellevue Fire Company

7/7/2011- Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that the Bellevue Volunteer Fire Company has been awarded $90,000 in federal funding through the United States Department of Homeland Security Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Program.

NY Democrats Sponsor Boarding Pass Security Legislation

7/7/2011- Today, Representatives Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), Brian Higgins (D-NY), and Kathleen C.

Congressman Higgins Recognizes National Dairy Month with Tour of Upstate Niagara Plant


Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27), a member of the Congressional Dairy Farmers Caucus, recently paid a visit to the Upstate Niagara cultured products facility in West Seneca, N.Y. in honor of National Dairy Month.

Reps. Hochul and Higgins Celebrate 45th Anniversary of Implementation of Medicare

7/1/2011- Today, Representatives Hochul (NY-26) and Higgins (NY-27) celebrated the 45th Anniversary of the implementation of Medicare at the Amherst Center for Senior Services.