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This Week in Congress: July 21, 2014

Jul 21, 2014

This week, the House is expected to consider 28 bills, ranging from a series of bills targeting human trafficking to some designed to improve the student loan program. Legislation under consideration this week includes: STELA Reauthorization Act, as...

This Week in Congress: July 14, 2014

Jul 14, 2014

  This week, the House is expected to consider at least 14 bills, ranging from expanding grants for STEM education to naming post offices. Legislation under consideration this week includes: The STEM Education Act (H.R. 5031): This bill expands the...

This Week in Congress: July 7, 2014

Jul 7, 2014

Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act (H.R. 1528): This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to clarify that veterinarians are not required to have separate registrations to dispense controlled substances outside of their principal place of business...

This Week in Congress: June 23, 2014

Jun 23, 2014

This week, the House is expected to consider 17 bills, ranging from autism research and care to intelligence programs.   Legislation under consideration this week includes: Reliable Home Heating Act (S. 2086): This bill authorizes state governors to...

This Week in Congress: June 9, 2014

Jun 9, 2014

This week, the House is expected to consider 15 bills, ranging from veterans affairs to appropriations. Legislation under consideration this week includes: Demanding Accountability for Veterans Act (H.R. 2072): This bill includes a variety of...

Jul 24, 2014

Himes, Frankel, Deutch Introduce Bill to Combat Human Trafficking

Washington, DC — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) and Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-21) today introduced legislation to bring long-overdue transparency to the temporary foreign worker visa system. Currently, federal data...

Jul 23, 2014

Himes Statement on the Conflict Between Israel and Hamas

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement on Israel's ground operation in Gaza. “Once again, Israel has found itself under attack by Hamas terrorists who deliberately target Israeli civilians and use innocent...

Jul 21, 2014

Himes, Norwalk Officials and Labor Leaders Press for Long-Term Bridge, Road Funding

Investment will create jobs, improve safety, efficiency

Jul 18, 2014

Himes Hosts Forum on Immigration Reform

Stamford, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today met with community members to discuss possible next steps to enact immigration reform, including President Obama's vow to take executive action on his own to address the issue. The forum comes after...

DateRoll CallBillMy Vote
07-24450H.R.3230Yea
07-24449H.R.3393Nay
07-24448H.R.3393Yea
07-24447H.R.5111Yea
07-24446H.R.4984Aye
07-24445H.R.4984Aye
07-24444H.R.4984Aye
07-24443H.RES.680Nay
07-24442H.RES.680Nay
07-23441H.R.3136Aye

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Transportation

In 2011, the New Haven Line of Metro-North had 38.2 million riders. That's more than 104,000 a day on average!