Brian Higgins

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Democratic, Working Families New York

U.S. House (New York 27)


Family: Wife: Mary Jane; 2 Children: John, Maeve

Born: 10/06/1959 Buffalo, NY

Home: South Buffalo, New York

Religion: Catholic

Education: MA, Public Policy and Administration, Harvard University, 1996 MA, History, Buffalo State College, 1995 BA, Political Science, Buffalo State College, 1985

Profession: Chief of Staff/Senior Policy Advisor, Erie County Legislature, 1994-1998 Lecturer, History/Economics Departments, Buffalo State College

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2005-present Assembly Member, New York State Assembly, 1999-2004 Member, Buffalo Common Council, 1988-1993

Congressional Membership: Co-Chair, Congressional Cancer Caucus Co-Chair, Congressional Older Cities Task Force Co-Chair, Congressional Great Lakes Task Force Co-Chair, Historic Preservation Caucus New Democrat Coalition Co-Chair, Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition Co-Chair, Northern Border Caucus

Organization Membership: Historian, Irish-American Legislators Society of New York, present Member, Saint Martin of Tours Catholic Church, present


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