Congressman Brian Higgins, Vice Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, called the GOP tax bill a “hit on fundamental fairness” before casting vote against the tax package.
Higgins repeatedly expressed concern that the legislation pays for tax benefits for wealthy corporations at the expense of hardworking Americans and communities like Western New York.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) stood up for Western New York and working families in opposition to the House of Representatives GOP Tax bill (H.R. 1) which is slated for a vote on Thursday, November 16, 2017, just two weeks after the legislation was introduced.
In advance of Veterans Day, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced introduction of the Access to Military Service Records Act (H.R. 4325), legislation which would eliminate the fee associated with obtaining military records.
During a House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee hearing on the GOP tax bill, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) fought to save Historic Tax Credits – a program preserving architecturally significant historic buildings, reviving cities and creating jobs across America.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), Vice Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee, introduced an amendment to the GOP tax bill to put in writing the $4,000 boost guaranteed to American workers by the backers of the bill.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) pushed back on proposals in the GOP tax bill that would provide a trillion dollar giveaway to companies making record profits at the expense of individual taxpayers.
House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Vice Ranking Member Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) questioned the logic behind the GOP strategy of giving major tax breaks to corporations with the assumption more will trickle down to American workers.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, as the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee began the process of deliberating the GOP Tax Reform bill, Vice Ranking Member Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) argued that the proposal’s primary beneficiary is the top 1%. Higgins pointed out the tax overhaul fails to pass the standard advanced by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, that there would be no tax cu
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of November. Through the program, staff members from Congressman Higgins’ office are available at satellite sites throughout the district to better serve the needs of constituents.
The November Congress on Your Corner schedule is available below: