- Senior Editorial Services Associate
Marguerite Higgins works with news reporters, commentators and other media representatives who cover health care, entitlements, taxes, federal spending and other pressing economic issues. She connects them with Heritage’s leading policy experts.
Higgins focuses on media requests related to two of Heritage’s Leadership for America initiatives—Entitlements and Health Care. Those policy teams have led the think tank’s research and response on Obamacare, entitlement reform, budget talks and tax debates.
She is a regular contributor to Heritage’s Foundry policy blog. She also helped advance major communications and outreach projects, among them FixHealthCarePolicy.com, Obamacare in Pictures, Budget Chart Book and Saving the American Dream.
Higgins, who joined Heritage in 2009, has a background in print journalism. As a business reporter for The Washington Times from 2002 to 2006, she regularly reported on small business, health care and other consumer news.
She then worked as a writer and editor for two and half years at the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) in Fairfax, Va.
Higgins holds a master’s degree in communication from George Mason University. She received her bachelor’s degree in print journalism from the University of South Carolina.
A native of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, Higgins grew up in Ridgeville, just outside Charleston. She currently resides in Crofton, Md.
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