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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 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...

Jul 15, 2014

Himes Votes to Extend Highway Trust Fund

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement today after voting for legislation (H.R. 5021) to replenish the Highway Trust Fund through May 2015. The U.S. Department of Transportation has indicated that the fund will...

Jul 15, 2014

Himes Supports Constitutional Amendment to Limit Excessive Money in Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) joined fellow Members of the House of Representatives today in introducing a constitutional amendment (H.J. Res. 119) to restore much-needed campaign finance limits. This amendment would reverse the...

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The proportion of foreign-born residents residing in Connecticut's fourth district is 20%. The national average is 12.9%.