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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
May 21, 2013 Welcoming Longaberger Pottery Back to U.S.
Nov. 27, 2012 The United States Economy and Jobs
Oct. 18, 2012 Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Awards $2.5 Million in Affordable Housing Grants in Buffalo and Springville
Sept. 12, 2012 High Unemployment for Returning Veterans
Aug. 6, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces that New York Submits Federal Waiver to Invest $10 Billion in Medicaid Redesign Team Savings to Transform the State's Health Care System
May 30, 2012 Higgins Announces $412,685 Grant to The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc.
Dec. 7, 2011 Higgins, Reed, Hochul & Slaughter Announce Introduction of Low Income Heating Improvement Act
Dec. 7, 2011 Congressman Reed Introduces Low Income Heating Improvement Act
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Chairman Hal Rogers, Ranking Member Norm Dicks, Chairman Denny Rehberg and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro
July 19, 2011 Higgins Cites Hypocrisy in House Republican Protests
March 4, 2011 West Side Neighborhood Housing Services, Congressman Higgins Announce $68,150 from NeighborWorks America for Community Economic Development
Jan. 11, 2011 Higgins Announces Additional $ 196.5 Million in HEAP Funds to New York State
Feb. 4, 2009 Statement from Congressman Brian Higgins on SCHIP Expansion Being Signed into Law
Nov. 1, 2008 Observer - Higgins Takes Case to Voters
Sept. 26, 2008 Higgins Backs Economic Stimulus Package for Struggling Americans
Sept. 26, 2008 Higgins Backs Economic Stimulus Package for Struggling Americans
Feb. 6, 2007 Higgins: President's Dead of Winter Budget Cuts to LIHEAP Unacceptable, Detrimental to Western New York
Jan. 10, 2007 Higgins Votes for Increase in Minimum Wage
June 26, 2006 Minimum Wage and the Estate Tax
May 11, 2006 Statement of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton on the Tax Reconciliation Bill of 2006
March 16, 2006 Long Overdue Funding Will Help Western New Yorkers Get Through End of Tough Winter
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
Feb. 15, 2006 Higgins: Congress Must Act Now To Rollback Subsidies of Oil and Gas Companies
Nov. 18, 2005 Higgins Votes Against Republican Budget Reconciliation Bill
Issue Position: Medicare & Medicaid
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