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Economic Development

Schumer, Higgins Push Feds to Fund "Launch New York" Initiative, Led by the University at Buffalo -- Plan Part of Federal "Jumpstart America" Initiative, Would Help Translate Research at Upstate NY's Universities Into New Companies and Jobs

Schumer & Higgins Announce Support for Plan That Could Create First Federally-Supported Venture Development Organization in Upstate New York; University at Buffalo, The John R. Oishei Foundation, National Grid, Erie County IDA, and 27-County Partnership 

Congressman Higgins & Mayor Szymanski Announce Completion of Ridge Road Reconstruction Project

$837,000 Federal, City Funds Transforms Route Along Lackawanna Business District
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) and City of Lackawanna Mayor Geoffrey Szymanski announced completion of a federal/city project to reconstruct a stretch of Ridge Road in Lackawanna.

Congressman Higgins & Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation Review 2011 Waterfront Progress, Preview Work Planned for 2012

Waterfront Sees 24 Projects Totaling More Than $168.6 Million Over 2 Years
November 14, 2011

Higgins Statement on Today’s Action by the ECHDC Board