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Brian Higgins' Public Statements

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
Oct. 2, 2013 No New Patients, No New Clinic Trials
Oct. 1, 2013 Investing in the Nation's Infrastructure
Sept. 29, 2013 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Todd Jones, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - We Support Obama Administration Firearm Policies
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Speak Boehner, Majority Leader Cantor, and Minority Leader Pelosi - Support of Polish Visa Waiver Program
Sept. 19, 2013 Recognizing National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Sept. 18, 2013 National Preparedness Month
Sept. 16, 2013 Congressman Higgins & WNY Arts Community Warn of Devastating Impact of Proposed 50% Cut to Federal Arts Program
Sept. 12, 2013 Recognizing the Community Health Center of Buffalo During the National Health Center Week
Sept. 11, 2013 Higgins Challenges Assertion that America's Credibility is on the Line in Syria
Sept. 11, 2013 Vow Never to Forget 9/11
Sept. 10, 2013 Nation-Building at Home
Sept. 9, 2013 Rep. Higgins Submits Testimony as House Veteran Affairs Committee Looks at Patient Safety Issues at VA Medical Centers
Sept. 5, 2013 Rep. Higgins Attends House Foreign Affairs Hearing on Syria
Sept. 5, 2013 Governor Cuomo Announces New Plan for Dramatic Transformation of Buffalo's Waterfront
Sept. 3, 2013 Mayor Brown, Senator Schumer, Congressman Higgins Launch Start Of Construction For "Cars Sharing Main Street" Project
Sept. 3, 2013 Congressman Higgins Attends Kids Korner Waiting Room Ribbon Cutting Celebration
Sept. 3, 2013 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins on American Military Intervention in Syria
Aug. 27, 2013 Leter to Thomas J. Madison, Jr., New York State Thruway Authority Executive Director
Aug. 26, 2013 Brownfield Transformation on Buffalo's Riverfront, RiverBend Site National Model of "Rust to Blue" Transition
Aug. 15, 2013 Letter to Mignon Clyburn, Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman - Sports Blackout Rule
Aug. 14, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - DuPont Fines
Aug. 8, 2013 Higgins Welcomes Great Lakes Ship to Waterfront
Aug. 7, 2013 Maffei and Hanna Push for Strong Water Resources Development Act
Aug. 7, 2013 Buffalo Lighthouse Association & Congressman Higgins Recognize National Lighthouse Day & Announce Public Tours of Buffalo's Lighthouse
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union - Hezbollah Organization Designation
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
Aug. 2, 2013 Recognizing August 7th as National Lighthouse Day
Aug. 1, 2013 Nation Building at Home
Aug. 1, 2013 Higgins Announces Nearly $5 Million in Community Development Block Grant Funding, As Bill Cutting Program by 50% in 2014 is Pulled from House Agenda
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Department of Homeland Security Secretary - Urban Area Security Initiative Funding
July 31, 2013 Letter to Irving A. Williamson, U.S. International Trade Commission Chairman - Steel Trade
July 31, 2013 In Opposition to Cutting Community Development Block Grant Funding
July 31, 2013 In Opposition to Cutting Community Development Block Grant Funding
July 30, 2013 Construction to Begin on Sherwood Greenway Trail
July 29, 2013 Standing at Niagara Transformer Corporation, Gillibrand & Higgins Announce New Bipartisan Effort to Revitalize Inactive, Contaminated Sites
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 24, 2013 Higgins Warns 50% Cut to Community Development Block Grants Would Be Devastating to WNY
July 24, 2013 Devastating Funding Cuts to Community Development Block Grant Program
July 22, 2013 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice/ 25th Anniversary of the Buffalo Korean War Memorial -- Hon. Brian Higgins
July 18, 2013 Benefits of the Affordable Care Act
July 18, 2013 Higgins Supports Legislation that Would Keep Buffalo Mail Processing Facility Open
July 18, 2013 Higgins Supports Legislation that Would Keep Buffalo Mail Processing Facility Open
July 17, 2013 United States Postal Service
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
July 10, 2013 Schumer, Higgins: Possible Parallel Between 2009 Buffalo Crash and Recent Asiana Air Crash Should Lead FAA to Immediately Finalize Pilot Training Regs to Prevent Aerodynamic Stalls and to Propose Tougher International Rules at Upcoming UN Assembly
July 10, 2013 Higgins, Collins Amendment Protecting Army Corps Buffalo Sector Passes House
July 10, 2013 Rep. Tom Reed Amendment Supporting Cleanup of Nuclear Waste at West Valley Site Passes House
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