Rep. Brian Higgins (D-New York) biography

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Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY 26th District)

8th term Democrat from New York 26th District.

Bio

Residence: Buffalo

Marital Status: Married (Mary Jane Hannon)

Prev. Occupation: Public Official, Instructor

Prev. Political Exp.: Buffalo City Common Council, 1988-94; NY Assembly, 1999-2004; US House, 2005-present

Education: BA Buffalo State College, 1984; MA Buffalo State College, 1995; MPA Harvard University, 1996

Birthdate: 10/06/1959

Birthplace: Buffalo, NY

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 74%

Major Opponent: Shelly Schratz


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Brian Higgins.

Website: higgins.house.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

2459 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-3226
Phone: (202) 225-3306
Fax: (202) 226-0347

Buffalo Office: (more district offices)

726 Exchange Street, Suite 601
Buffalo, New York 14210
Phone: (716) 852-3501
Fax: (716) 852-3929



Committee

Current Elected Office Committees:


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Matthew Fery
  • Scheduler: Cooper Ehrendreich
  • Legis. Dir.: Kayla Williams
  • Comm. Dir.: Theresa Kennedy
  • Telecomm LA: Nick Montalbano
  • Transportation LA: Lyndsey Barnes
  • Trade LA: Kayla Williams
  • Commerce LA: Kayla Williams
  • Labor LA: Kayla Williams
  • Budget LA: Nick Montalbano
  • Government Affairs LA: Kayla Williams
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Jessica Burnell
  • Education LA: Jessica Burnell
  • Space - NASA LA: Matthew Fery
  • Animal Welfare LA: Nick Montalbano

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Brian Higgins voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/08/2007 Yea Voted For
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/06/2007 Yea Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Brian Higgins's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Brian Higgins a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
 

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