On Wednesday, March 30 Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27), a member of the House Foreign Affairs and Homeland Security Committees, met with United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to discuss the Peace Bridge project in Western New York.
Congressman Higgins released the following statement detailing the meeting:
“Yesterday I had the opportunity to sit with Transportation Secretary LaHood and share with him directly how critically important the Peace Bridge is to integrating Western New York’s economy with booming Southern Ontario, relaying the essential link this project provides to jobs and growth at our educational, cultural, sports, airports, medical and retail destinations.
“There is a new level of commitment from the federal government never before seen on the Peace Bridge project. Secretary LaHood, his staff and the Administration are informed and engaged with a clear understanding of how important this project is for