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Slaughter, Higgins, Hochul and Reed Ask FAA to Implement Findings of Damaging New Report

On Heels of GAO Report Release, Members Ask for Swift Rulemaking
November 15, 2011

Statement from Representatives Hochul, Higgins & Slaughter After NTSB Requests Full Disclosure from Pinnacle Airlines

November 10, 2011
Representatives Hochul, Higgins, and Slaughter released the following statement after news that the NTSB has requested Pinnacle Airlines to fully disclose all information, including emails, related to the crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407:

Congressman Higgins Tours Newly Completed Buffalo Federal Courthouse

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) got a first peek at the inside of the new U.S. Courthouse in Buffalo, NY as the site readies for moving-in activities in preparation for the building’s planned public opening on November 28th.

Joint Statement by Reps. Higgins, Slaughter & Hochul

9/1/2011- Today Congressmembers Nick Rahall, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, and Jerry Costello, Ranking Member of the Aviation Subcommittee sent a letter to the President urging swift action on the final rule related to pilot fatigue.