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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
May 14, 2014 Higgins Welcomes GSA Initiative on Reuse of Dillon Courthouse
April 29, 2014 National Days of Remembrance and Commemoration of the Holocaust
Feb. 14, 2014 Grants Boost Erie Canal Education and Preservation
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
Sept. 16, 2013 Congressman Higgins & WNY Arts Community Warn of Devastating Impact of Proposed 50% Cut to Federal Arts Program
Aug. 15, 2013 Letter to Mignon Clyburn, Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman - Sports Blackout Rule
Aug. 8, 2013 Higgins Welcomes Great Lakes Ship to Waterfront
Aug. 7, 2013 Buffalo Lighthouse Association & Congressman Higgins Recognize National Lighthouse Day & Announce Public Tours of Buffalo's Lighthouse
Aug. 2, 2013 Recognizing August 7th as National Lighthouse Day
July 22, 2013 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice/ 25th Anniversary of the Buffalo Korean War Memorial -- Hon. Brian Higgins
April 9, 2013 Letter to LTC Owen J. Beaudoin, Commander and District Engineer in U.S. Army - Closure of Shaw Island Pier
July 23, 2012 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner, National Football League
July 18, 2012 Congressman Higgins Announces Federal Grants for Local Museums
July 13, 2012 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins on Learning that the Buffalo Bills Will Not Change Their Blackout Policy
July 11, 2012 Game Changer for Football Fans
July 2, 2012 Higgins, Buffalo Fan Alliance Say Fans Are the Winners As NFL Changes Blackout Policy
Jan. 18, 2012 Buffalo Bill Blackouts
Oct. 13, 2011 Historic Preservation
Oct. 3, 2011 Great Lakes Restoration
July 1, 2011 Reps. Hochul and Higgins Celebrate 45th Anniversary of Implementation of Medicare
Feb. 25, 2010 Higgins & Hochul Call For Stop To Proposed Passport Fee Increase
Nov. 5, 2009 Jack F. Kemp Post Office Building
May 4, 2009 Statement on the Passing of Jack Kemp
Nov. 1, 2008 Observer - Higgins Takes Case to Voters
Oct. 3, 2008 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins on the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act
Oct. 3, 2008 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins on the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act
Aug. 7, 2008 Congressman Higgins & WRFA Announce Station Inclusion in Corporation for Public Broadcasting Program
July 22, 2008 Recognizing the Significance of National Caribbean-American Heritage Month
April 16, 2008 Recognizing the Sisters of Mercy on Their 150th Anniversary
Feb. 12, 2008 Clinton, Higgins Call on Bush to Strengthen American Leadership in Darfur
Feb. 8, 2008 Letter to President Bush, Re: Strengthen American Leadership in Darfur
Sept. 10, 2007 Recognizing September 11 as a Day of Remembrance
Sept. 7, 2007 Statement by Congressman Higgins and Mayor Brown on Inner Harbor Development
July 5, 2007 Projects Currently Underway to Improve Public Access
March 21, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
May 3, 2006 Recognizing 58th Anniversary of Israel Independence Day
April 10, 2006 Higgins Sends Letter to NFL Commissioner Tagliabue Requesting Immediate Consideration into Interpretation of Qualifier
Feb. 16, 2006 Honoring Steve Mesler, U.S Bobsled Olympian From Buffalo, NY
Feb. 14, 2006 Celebrating the Anniversary of the "Blue & Gold" with Cub Scout Pack 890
May 4, 2005 In Recognition of Poland's May 3rd Constitution
April 6, 2005 Pope John Paul II
March 17, 2005 Congressman Brian Higgins Releases Opening Statement on Hearing on Steroids in Baseball
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