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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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: Jobs & The Economy
July 15, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
July 25, 2012 Grant Affected Steel Workers Eligibility for Compensation
July 5, 2012 United Steelworkers, Congressman Higgins Urge Action to "Bring Jobs Home
April 4, 2012 WNY Delegation Says Pinnacle Executives Cashing in at the Expense of Aviation Safety
Dec. 22, 2011 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins
Dec. 20, 2011 Statement By Congressman Brian Higgins on Payroll Tax Cut Vote
Dec. 13, 2011 Payroll Tax Cut
Nov. 30, 2011 Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
Nov. 3, 2011 The Supercommittee and Jobs
April 14, 2011 Short Sea Shipping Bill Would Encourage Needed Job Creation
May 20, 2010 Higgins Applauds Critical Board Vote Recommending SEC Status for Bethlehem Steel Employees
March 4, 2010 Congressman Higgins Votes To Approve HIRE Act
Dec. 16, 2009 Congressman Higgins Announces Approval Of Jobs For Main Street Act
May 22, 2009 The Buffalo News: Cabinet Official Promises Reform Of Pilot Training
May 21, 2009 House Approves Lee/Slaughter/Higgins Amendment Requiring Independent, Comprehensive Review of Commercial Airline Pilot Training Programs
Nov. 1, 2008 Observer - Higgins Takes Case to Voters
March 20, 2006 Senators Clinton, Schumer and Representatives Slaughter, Higgins Urge President Bush to Compensate Nuclear Workers
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