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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

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
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Jessica Burnell
  • Health LA: Jessica Burnell
  • Judiciary LA: Nick Montalbano
  • Budget LA: Nick Montalbano
  • Civil Rights LA: Kayla Williams
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Jessica Burnell
  • Science/Technology LA: Jessica Burnell
  • Women's Issues LA: Jessica Burnell

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
F Amendment to Restore Conscience Protection 06/13/2019 Nay Voted Against
F Amendment to Restore Pro-life Protections to Title X Program 06/13/2019 Nay Voted Against
P The So-Called "Equality Act" 05/17/2019 Yea Voted Against
P "For the People Act of 2019" (restrictions on free speech) 03/08/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance/ United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 01/03/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (passage) 01/19/2018 Nay Voted Against
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (vote to protect bill) 01/18/2018 Nay Voted Against
P Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) 10/03/2017 Nay Voted Against
A To block the D.C. "Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act" (RHNDA) 09/14/2017 Nay Voted Against
F Congressional control over District of Columbia funds (abortion, etc.) 09/14/2017 Yea Voted Against
(More Key Votes)
 

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 Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.5006 - Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.R.4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.R.36 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.R.849 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.R.2918 - Patients First Act (promoting ethical stem cell research) Support No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.J.RES.39 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.R.1628 - American Health Care Act (Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood) Support No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.R.1192 - Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.J.RES.43 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.R.1322 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose Yes Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
H.J.RES.33 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose Yes Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.