Project seen as another indication of BRP Companies' growing interest in big projects in the outer boroughs. The building will include 400 apartments and 80,000 square feet of retail space in its base.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives agreed on H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HFIA), a bi-partisan measure to provide relief to flood insurance policy holders across the country. The bill, approved by more than two thirds support, includes provisions insisted on by U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks to retroactively provide refunds for policy holders whose rates have severely increased over the last year.
U.S. Rep. Meeks Statement on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Markup of the Bipartisan H.R. 2548, “Electrify Africa Act of 2014”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY) released the following statement on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Markup of the Bipartisan H.R. 2548, “Electrify Africa Act of 2014”: “This week the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the bipartisan H.R. 2548 Electrify Africa Act of 2014. This Bill supports President Obama’s Power Africa Initiative, which seeks to meet the demand for approximately $300 billion investment for developing clean, low-cost electricity in sub-Saharan Africa. This Bill is critically important for unlocking the potential for long-term economic growth, stability, improved healthcare and education in Africa.