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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
March 31, 2014 Higgins Announces Additional Customs and Border Patrol Officers to be Assigned to Western New York
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Jan. 30, 2014 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins on Situation in Ukraine
Jan. 23, 2014 Higgins to Introduce Legislation to Encourage US Homeownership by Canadians
Jan. 21, 2014 Statement from Congressman Higgins on Start of Peace Bridge Pre-Inspection Pilot
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Thomas Winkowski, Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner - Alleviate Peace Bridge Staffing Shortages
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell - Tightening Sanctions Against Iran
Oct. 10, 2013 Recognizing the 102nd Anniversary of Double Ten Day for the People of Taiwan
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Speak Boehner, Majority Leader Cantor, and Minority Leader Pelosi - Support of Polish Visa Waiver Program
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union - Hezbollah Organization Designation
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
July 1, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Pressure on Iran
June 26, 2013 Statement By Congressman Brian Higgins on the Peace Bridge
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
April 25, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Abandon Cross-Border Fee Proposal
March 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Concerns About Japan's Possible Entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
March 12, 2013 Letter to His Excellency V.B. Rybak - Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation
Sept. 20, 2012 Recognizing the Republic of China on its 101st Anniversary
Sept. 17, 2012 Higgins Applauds Administration Action on Unfair Chinese Auto Part Practices
April 26, 2012 Recognizing Israeli Independence Day
Feb. 29, 2012 Condemning Iran for Its Persecution of Youcef Nadarkhani
Dec. 7, 2011 Higgins Applauds US/Canada Northern Border Agreement
Oct. 4, 2011 The 100th Anniversary of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Mr. Antonio Brufau Niubó, Chairman Repsol
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to European Heads of State
June 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Afghanistan Troop Withdraw
June 3, 2011 Higgins Warn Against Escalation of Troops, Costs in Libya
March 31, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Mahmoud Abbas Re-Entering Peace Talks
Jan. 21, 2011 Higgins Named to Homeland Security Committee
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter To David Cameron, Prime Minister, United Kingdom
Jan. 27, 2010 Congressman Higgins' Statement Following The 2010 State Of The Union Address
Dec. 1, 2009 Congressman Higgins Issues Statement On President Obama's Afghanistan Decision
April 23, 2008 Higgins Recognizes Historic 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the State of Israel
April 23, 2008 Recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the Modern State of Israel
April 2, 2007 Northern Ireland Peace and British Naval Hostages Held in Iran To Be Discussed
March 20, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
Feb. 16, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Jan. 10, 2007 Congressman Brian Higgins' Statement Concerning President Bush's Planned Address to the Nation Tonight
Sept. 25, 2006 Letter to President of Sudan
Sept. 12, 2006 Recognizing The Latino Community Of Buffalo And The Puerto Rican Day Parade
Sept. 8, 2006 Letter to The UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan
Aug. 15, 2006 Congressman Higgins Leaves for Congressional Trip to the Middle East
July 19, 2006 Condemning the Recent Attacks Against the State of Israel
July 14, 2006 Higgins Statement on Current Crisis in Middle East
June 16, 2006 Declaring that the United States Will Prevail in the Global War on Terror
June 15, 2006 Message from the Senate
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