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Brian Higgins' Public Statements

Full Name: Brian M. Higgins
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 26, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 26
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary Jane Hannon; 2 Children: John, Maeve
Birth Date: 10/06/1959
Birth Place: Buffalo, NY
Home City: South Buffalo, NY
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Labor
Issue Position: Our Troops and Our Veterans
Issue Position: Accessibility
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Flood Insurance
Issue Position: Skyway
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Hydropower
Issue Position: Waterfront
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: I-190 Tolls
Issue Position: Waterfront
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Peace Bridge
Issue Position: Waterfront
Issue Position: Jobs & The Economy
Issue Position: Jobs & The Economy
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Skyway
Issue Position: Gas Prices
Issue Position: Medicare & Medicaid
Issue Position: Hydropower
Issue Position: I-190 Tolls
Issue Position: Economic Development
Issue Position: Health Care
July 15, 2014 Invest in American Workers and Nation-Building at Home
July 15, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding
July 9, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
July 9, 2014 Reed, Higgins Amendment to Clean Up Nuclear Waste at West Valley Passes House
July 9, 2014 Higgins Says Infrastructure Must Be Included in Discussion About Outer Harbor Future
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
June 27, 2014 Senator Gillibrand & Congressman Higgins Announce Legislation to Reauthorize Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 24, 2014 Congressman Higgins & Mayor Kulpa Announce Plan to Maintain Social Security Services in Williamsville
June 24, 2014 Higgins Confirms HHS Consideration of Grand Island Hotel for Unaccompanied Minors is Off The Table
June 24, 2014 Thank You
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 18, 2014 Highway Trust Fund Going Broke
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 17, 2014 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins on the Potential Solar Panel Plant in Buffalo
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 11, 2014 Community Development Block Grants
June 9, 2014 Niagara Falls International Railway Station Breaks Ground In More Ways Than One
June 6, 2014 Higgins Applauds DOT Plans for West Seneca Bridge
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 21, 2014 Hearing of the Counterterrorism & Intelligence and Cybersecurity Subcommittee and the Infrastructure Protection & Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House National Security Committee - Assessing Persistent and Emerging Cyber Threats to the U.S. Homeland
May 14, 2014 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins on Importance of Strong Federal Commitment to Infrastructure Investment
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