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I voted for the USA FREEDOM Act to better balance our privacy and national security.

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Health Care Reform and You

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

As Congress continues to debate immigration reform, I want to hear from you. Click below to take a brief survey on what you think should be included in a comprehensive immigration reform package.

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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...

Sep 17, 2014

Himes Opposes Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels

Washington, DC — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement today after voting against an amendment to authorize U.S. funding to arm and train so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels. “I continue to support an aggressive counterterrorist...

Sep 11, 2014

Himes Statement on President Obama’s ISIS Strategy

Washington, DC — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s plan to combat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists. Today, Himes and all of his fellow House members received a classified...

Sep 11, 2014

Himes Rejects Partisan Plan to Undermine Health Insurance Consumer Protections

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today voted against the House Republican majority’s bill that would repeal consumer protections in some employer health plans, marking the GOP’s 53rd attempt to undermine, roll back, or repeal the...

Sep 4, 2014

Himes Gathers Constituent Ideas, Feedback During 17 Towns in 17 Days Tour

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) thanked constituents from each of the Fourth District’s communities for the valuable input he received on job creation, the economy, and maintaining Southwest Connecticut’s excellent quality of life....

DateRoll CallBillMy Vote
09-18515H.R.2Nay
09-18514H.R.2Yea
09-18513H.R.4Nay
09-18512H.R.4Yea
09-18511H.RES.727No
09-18510H.RES.727Nay
09-17509H.J.RES.124Aye
09-17508H.J.RES.124Aye
09-17507H.J.RES.124Nay
09-17506S.476Yea

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