Funding for federal courthouse confirmed

Fink, James
March 2007
Buffalo Law Journal;3/19/2007, Vol. 79 Issue 23, p1
The article reports on the approval made by the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for the funding of the construction of a courthouse in Buffalo, New York. On March 1, 2007, the General Services Administration (GSA) was permitted, under an approved House resolution, to start its $123.3 million project for a 10-story building at Niagara Square. Buffalo Representative Brian Higgins pushed to have the project approved by the committee. The courthouse would include courtrooms and judicial chambers.


Related Articles

  • Truth in Budgeting? Wilner, Frank N. // Traffic World;3/15/99, Vol. 257 Issue 11, p19 

    Reports the plan of the United States House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee members to spend part of the Highway Trust Fund on construction. Implications of the 1998 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) for the trust fund; Allocations for specific industrial...

  • GSA'S Vegas conference faces House scrutiny. Cox, Ramsey // Hill;4/16/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 44, p16 

    The article reports that the alleged misuse of the taxpayer money during a conference of the General Services Administration (GSA) in Las Vegas, Nevada where it spent more than 800 thousand dollars will be subject to the scrutiny by the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

  • Mica plans hearing to probe lavish $800K GSA conference. Kasperowicz, Pete // Hill;4/4/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 42, p6 

    The article reports on the plan by John Mica, chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to hold a hearing which aims to investigate an allege 800, 000 dollars spending of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for a conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2010.

  • CAN JOHN MICA BUILD A NEW ROAD? Boyd, John D. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);4/4/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 14, p10 

    The article reports on the efforts of John Mica, Florida Republican Representative and chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, to come up with a major transportation and infrastructure spending bill. His good relations with his Senate counterpart and the...

  • New Water-Resources Bill Slowly Takes Shape. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/26/2010, Vol. 264 Issue 13, p11 

    The article discusses preliminary works prior to the enactment of a new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Long lists of projects were submitted to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for a possible inclusion before approval of the bill. The WRDA has been cited as a prime...

  • House Panel Moves to Restore $4.4B in Highway Funds. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;5/2/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31378, p5 

    Reports the approval of the legislation to restore highway construction funds by the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Relationship between highway funding levels and gasoline tax revenues; Stipulation of the highway trust fund money; Repel of the Revenue Aligned Authority.

  • Key choice for crunch on airports. Wood, Daniel B. // Christian Science Monitor;10/4/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 220, p1 

    Reports on the possible solutions to a congestion of airports and airways in the United States. Planned hearing before the aviation subcommittee of the US House of Representatives; Possible expansion of major existing airports and the benefits of this measure; Alternative measure which would...

  • Panel OKs $375 B for Transportation, But Where's the Cash? Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;11/20/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31766, p5 

    Reports on the introduction of a legislation for financing of highway construction, transit projects, and safety initiatives by the leaders of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Amount of the proposed funds under the legislation; Decision of the lawmakers to agree on a...

  • Ten Years of TSA. Kenny, Jack // New American (08856540);6/25/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p21 

    The article focuses on a joint study of the U.S. House Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure and Oversight and Government Reform which shows that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is inefficient and in a colossal failure. The study found that the number of employees...


Read the Article

Other Topics