Brian Higgins to Join Partnership for Congressional Briefing | News
Congressman Brian Higgins will join the Buffalo Niagara Partnership for the latest installment in the Partnership's Congressional Briefing Series, which provides the region's business leaders with access to their federal representatives.
Higgins will present an overviewof federal issues facing the Buffalo Niagara region, discuss the local and national economies, and the current state of affairs in Washington, DC. This event is free to employees of Partnership members companies, who will have the opportunity for members to meet Higgins and ask questions in an open Q&A environment. The event is closed to the media to provide Partnership members with exclusive access to Higgins.
A native of Buffalo, Higgins served three two-year terms on the Buffalo Common Council from 1988 to 1993, and as the 145th District representative to the New York Assembly from 1999 through 2004. He was first elected into Congress in 2004, and represents New York's 27th district, which includes the southern two-thirds of Buffalo proper, most of the city's eastern and southern suburbs, and all of Chautauqua County. He graduated from Buffalo State College with a B.A. in political science in 1984. He later received an M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 1996. Higgins served Mr. Higgins resides in South Buffalo, New York, with his wife Mary Jane and his two children, Maeve, 19, and John 21.
Attendance is free to employees of Partnership member companies, but pre-registration is required. Registration is available online at the Buffalo Niagara Partnership's website.
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