New York Congressional delegation:

Rep. Brian Higgins and health care reform

Representative Brian Higgins
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Representative Brian Higgins

Rep. Brian Higgins
House of Representatives
2459 Rayburn House Office Building
NY

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Rep. Brian Higgins
Suite 601
726 Exchange Street
Buffalo, NY 14210
Phone: 716-852-3501
Fax: 716-852-3929

Rep. Brian Higgins
640 Park Place
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Phone: 716-282-1274
Fax: 716-282-2479

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Rep. Brian Higgins: key health care votes

3/29/2012 3:27 PM H.Con.Res.112: Ryan Budget Bill 2012

Status: House passed 228-191, 12 not voting

This bill would end Medicare as we know it, replacing it with a voucher system for seniors to buy health insurance coverage on the open market. Actuaries say the amount of the vouchers would not be enough for seniors to replace the coverage they would lose with the end of Medicare. [more]

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Rep. Higgins voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.

4/15/2011 2:23 PM H.Con.Res.34: Ryan Budget Bill 2011

Status: House passed 235-193, 4 not voting

This bill would end Medicare as we know it, replacing it with a voucher system for seniors to buy health insurance coverage on the open market. Actuaries say the amount of the vouchers would not be enough for seniors to replace the coverage they would lose with the end of Medicare. [more]

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Rep. Higgins voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.

See how Rep. Brian Higgins votes on Health Reform legislation.


About Rep. Brian Higgins

Current Office: Representative from New York
Name: Brian Higgins
Date Elected: 11/2/2004
District: NY_26
Party: Democrat

Background Information:

Gender: Male
Birth Date: 10/6/1959
Birth Place: Buffalo
Religion: Catholic
Spouse: Wife, Mary Jane Hannon
Children: 2

Education:

  • MPA, Harvard University
  • MA, Buffalo State College
  • BA, Buffalo State College

Professional Experience:

  • Public official

Political Experience:

  • New York Assembly
  • Buffalo City Council

Committees:

  • Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats
  • Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa
  • Committee on Homeland Security
  • Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications
  • Subcommittee on Counterterriorism and Intelligence (Ranking Member)