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Some of the most important parts of the Affordable Care Act just went into effect. Click here to find out more about the new affordable insurance exchanges and instant tax credits to make coverage more affordable.

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Reforming our Immigration System

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This Week in Congress: July 28, 2014

Jul 28, 2014

This week, the House is expected to consider at least 24 bills, ranging from muscular dystrophy research to sanctions on North Korea.   Legislation under consideration this week includes: Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act (H.R. 935): This bill amends...

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...

Dec 19, 2014

Himes, DeLauro, Blumenthal, Courtney, Esty Call for Increased Consumer Protections in Medicare Advantage Plans

WASHINGTON, DC—Representatives Jim Himes, Rosa DeLauro, Joe Courtney and Elizabeth Esty, and Senator Richard Blumenthal today called for increased consumer protections in Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. In a letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator...

Dec 18, 2014

Himes Urges Long-Term Extension of Commuter Tax Benefit

Washington, DC — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement on legislation Congress cleared this week to retroactively increase a tax benefit that helps thousands of employees in Connecticut save money on their commute to and from...

Dec 14, 2014

Himes Statement on Anniversary of Newtown Tragedy

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement today on the second anniversary of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. "Two years ago, 20 children and six courageous educators were murdered...

Dec 11, 2014

Himes Statement on Year-End Government Funding Agreement

Washington, DC — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement after voting in favor of bipartisan legislation that would keep most of the federal government funded through September 2015. “I believe it's extremely important to avoid...

DateRoll CallBillMy Vote
12-11564H.R.5699Yea
12-11563H.R.83Yea
12-11562H.R.5806Nay
12-11561H.RES.776Nay
12-10560H.R.1204Yea
12-10559H.R.2719Yea
12-10558H.R.4681Yea
12-10557S.2244Yea
12-10556JOURNALYea
12-10555S.1000Yea

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Over 99,000 people in the fourth district are enrolled in Medicare.