Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY)

Representative for New York, Democrat, NY-26

Brian Higgins

Score

We agree 30% of the time.

Biography

Home town: Buffalo
Born: October 6, 1959
Born in: Buffalo, NY
Occupation: Public Official, College Instructor
Religion: Catholic
Marital status: M
Spouse: Mary Jane Hannon
Previous political experience: Buffalo City Common Council, 1988-94; NY Assembly, 1999-2004
Elected in year: 2004
Next election in year: 2022
Family: 2 children
Education: MPA Harvard Univ., 1996
Ethnicity: Caucasian

Online

Website: http://higgins.house.gov
Twitter Handle: https://www.twitter.com/RepBrianHiggins
Facebook Address: RepBrianHiggins

Committees

Budget

Ways and Means

  • Health
  • Social Security
  • Trade

Offices

Washington, D.C. Office:

2459 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-3226
Phone: 202-225-3306
Fax: (202) 226-0347

Buffalo Office:

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

Niagara Falls Office:

800 Main Street, Suite 3C
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Phone: 716-282-1274
Fax: (716) 282-2479

Scorecard

We Agree
30%
of the time
title level sponsored our position their vote agree/disagree year
Bill: HR 4786
Respond, Innovate, Succeed, and Empower (RISE) Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: HR 4131
Better Care Better Jobs Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: HR 4003
Work Without Worry Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: HR 2373
Transformation to Competitive Integrated Employment Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: HR 1219
ABLE Age Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: HR 525
COVID HCBS Relief Act of 2021
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: HR 1
For the People Act of 2021
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: HR 8691
A bill to authorize the establishment of an Education Jobs Fund to retain and create education jobs in communities
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2020
Bill: HR 4397
Direct CARE Opportunity Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: HR 4280
The Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: HR 4107
A bill to authorize funding for section 619 and part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: HR 3253
A bill to provide for certain extensions with respect to the Medicaid program under title XIX of the Social Security
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: HR 3208
A bill to ensure that older adults and individuals with disabilities are prepared for disasters, and for other
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: HR 3215
A bill to provide Medicaid assistance to individuals and families affected by a disaster or emergency, and for
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: HR 3086
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide students with disabilities and their families with
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: HR 3070
A bill to amend the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to establish a demonstration program to assist transition-aged youth
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: HR 2417
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to expand and improve health care services by health centers and
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: HR 2035
A bill to amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: HR 1878
IDEA Full Funding Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: HR 1814
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the age requirement with respect to eligibility for
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: HR 1342
EMPOWER Care Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: HR 873
Transformation to Competitive Employment Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: HR 555
A bill to prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities who need long-term services and supports
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: HR 6611
Healthcare Extension and Accessibility for Developmentally Disabled and Underserved Populations (HEADS UP) Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: HR 5912
Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) -- A bill that will delay the implementation of the EVV system until the year
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: HR 5306
EMPOWER Care Act -- A bill to reauthorize the Money Follows the Person Demonstration Program.
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: HR 4931
A bill to establish the Transition to Independence demonstration program.
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: HR 4508
PROSPER Act -- A bill that would update the Higher Education Act, as well as make changes to Federal Student Aid
Federal No Oppose N/A Agree 2017
Bill: HR 4221
Kevin and Avonte's Law of 2017 -- A bill to promote initiatives that will reduce the risk of injury and death relating
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2017
Bill: HR 2902
IDEA Full Funding Act -- A bill to amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2017
Bill: HR 1874
ABLE Age Adjustment Act -- A bill to increase the age requirement with respect to eligibility for qualified ABLE
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2017
Bill: HR 1625
A bill to amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to include severe forms of trafficking in persons
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2017
Bill: HR 620
ADA Education and Reform Act -- A bill that would create significant obstacles for people with disabilities to
Federal No Oppose N/A Agree 2017