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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 26, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Women's Equality, Working Families for U.S. House - District 26
Date Title
March 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Save Senior Programs
Oct. 21, 2015 Consumer Price Index for the Elderly
Oct. 13, 2015 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Decision Denying Cost of Living Adjustment to Seniors
Sept. 4, 2015 Congressman Higgins & County Executive Poloncarz Announce $2.65 Million in Federal Funding for Vehicles & Mobility Programs
June 17, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives - Medicare D Program
April 28, 2015 Higgins to Introduce Social Security Accountability Act
March 12, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Medicare Advantage
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Medicare & Social Security
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Increased Consumer Protections in Medicare Advantage Plans
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits
June 24, 2014 Congressman Higgins & Mayor Kulpa Announce Plan to Maintain Social Security Services in Williamsville
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
April 3, 2014 Social Security Administration Accountability Act
Feb. 28, 2014 Higgins and New York Colleagues Call on Social Security Administration to Reconsider New York Field Office Closings
Feb. 7, 2014 Higgins Says Social Security Violating Own Rules on Amherst Closing
Feb. 4, 2014 The Social Security Administration Accountability Act
Jan. 21, 2014 Letter to Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security - Keeping Amherst Office Open
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Medicare & Social Security
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
July 2, 2013 Higgins Stands with Alliance for Retired Americans to Protest Chained CPI
March 20, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Sparing Medicare Benefits
Dec. 18, 2012 Protecting Medicare and Rebuilding our Infrastructure
April 18, 2012 The Future of Medicare
Oct. 19, 2011 Congressman Higgins Welcomes News of 2012 Social Security Cost of Living Increase
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
April 15, 2011 Higgins Says Ryan Budget Is Devastating for WNY Seniors
March 17, 2011 Letter to the Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives
Jan. 11, 2011 Higgins Announces Additional $ 196.5 Million in HEAP Funds to New York State
Dec. 8, 2010 Seniors Protection Act of 2010
Dec. 8, 2010 Higgins Shocked by House Vote Denying $250 Cost of Living Relief for Seniors on Social Security
Dec. 7, 2010 Bill Cosponsored By Higgins Providing Seniors with One-Time $250 Social Security Adjustment to be Considered This Week
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To Barack Obama, President of The United States - Social Security
Sept. 23, 2010 Congressman Higgins Hails Passage of Medicare Anti-Fraud Legislation
Aug. 12, 2010 Construction Begins on Senior Citizen Affordable Housing Development
Jan. 27, 2010 Congressman Higgins' Statement Following The 2010 State Of The Union Address
Oct. 14, 2009 Congressman Higgins Applauds President's Support For Social Security COLA Fix
Sept. 24, 2009 Higgins Votes With House To Approve Medicare Premium Fairness Act
Sept. 24, 2009 Medicare Premium Fairness Act
Sept. 24, 2009 Higgins Votes With House To Approve Medicare Premium Fairness Act
Sept. 23, 2009 Higgins Sponsors Legislation To Protect Seniors From Cuts To Medicare And Social Security
July 15, 2008 Higgins Hails Veto Override to Stop Cuts to Medicare Payments
June 4, 2008 Citing Consistent Backlogs and Increasing Number of New Cases Congressman Higgins Calls for Swift Action on Hiring of Staff & Judges to Hear Social Security Cases
April 24, 2008 Congressman Higgins Says Lack of Space is Poor Argument for Staffing Shortfalls in Local Social Security Disability Office
April 14, 2008 Astounded by March Report of Social Security Disability Backlogs in WNY, Congressman Higgins Calls On SSA to Provide Additional Judges to Hear Area Cases
Jan. 24, 2008 Legislation Provides for Congressional Oversight on Decisions Impacting Local Offices
Oct. 19, 2007 Higgins Blocks Social Security Administration Effort to Cut Hours at WNY Offices Next Month
July 3, 2007 Congressman Higgins Announces July "Congress On Your Corner" Schedule for Chautauqua County
Jan. 15, 2007 Legislation Could Benefit Millions of Seniors on Medicare
May 11, 2006 Statement of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton on the Tax Reconciliation Bill of 2006
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
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