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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: Education

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
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
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Oct. 29, 2013 Support Our Veterans
April 22, 2013 Letter to Rep. Hal Rogers, Rep. Nita Lowey, Rep. Jack Kingston, and Rep. Rosa DeLauro - Student Loans for Students Without HS Diploma or GED
Dec. 12, 2012 Investing in the American Economy
May 30, 2012 Higgins Announces $412,685 Grant to The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc.
Dec. 15, 2011 Stem Education
June 24, 2011 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins on New National Labor Relations Board Rules
Dec. 21, 2010 Higgins Votes for America COMPETES Act
Dec. 16, 2010 Higgins Votes to Expand Education and Job Training for Veterans
Aug. 24, 2010 Higgins Hails New York State Education Funding Award
Aug. 10, 2010 Higgins Votes to Keep Teachers in WNY Classrooms, Ease NYS Budget Burden on Local Residents
Aug. 10, 2010 Higgins Votes to Keep Teachers in WNY Classrooms, Ease NYS Budget Burden on Local Residents
March 22, 2010 Congressman Higgins Votes To Pass Landmark Student Loan Reforms
Sept. 16, 2009 Congressman Higgins Votes To Approve Landmark Student Aid Legislation
July 24, 2009 Higgins Votes To Approve Funding For Education And Health Programs, Including Significant Increase For Cancer Treatment And Research
May 22, 2009 The Buffalo News: Cabinet Official Promises Reform Of Pilot Training
Feb. 13, 2009 Higgins: Economic Recovery Bill Good for WNY
July 3, 2008 Higgins, Collins, Schroeder & Kennedy Applaud GI Bill of Rights for the 21st Century Signed into Law this Week
April 17, 2008 Higgins Hails Passage of Bill to Help Families Access College Financial Aid
Feb. 7, 2008 Higgins Applauds Passage of Bill to Rein in College Costs, Remove Barriers to College Enrollment
May 10, 2006 In Support of National Teacher Day
May 3, 2006 Honoring the City Honors School for Recognition by Newsweek as the #4 School in the Nation
Feb. 7, 2006 Statement in Support of Catholic Schools Week
June 23, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
March 1, 2005 Recognizing the Benefits and Importance of School-Based Music Education
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Education
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
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