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 6, 2016

Himes Introduces Reclamation of War Powers Act

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) introduced the Reclamation of War Powers Act, a bill that would explicitly return the power to declare and wage war back to Congress as the Constitution requires. “The power to make and execute war...

Dec 1, 2016

Himes Supports 21st Century Cures Act

Washington, DC – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, which dedicates more than $6 billion for new investments for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), grants to combat opioid abuse, and...

Dec 1, 2016

Intelligence Authorization Passes House with Himes Support

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), ranking member of the NSA and Cybersecurity Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, made the following statement after voting for the Intelligence Authorization Act...

Nov 17, 2016

Himes joins 167 Dems calling for removal of Steve Bannon

  Congressman Jim Himes joined with 167 other Democrats to send a letter to President-elect Donald Trump calling on him him to rescind the appointment of Stephen Bannon as chief White House strategist. You can also download the letter below: Dear...

DateRoll CallBillMy Vote
12/8622S.612Aye
12/8621S.612Yea
12/8620H.R.2028Yea
12/8619H.R.4919Yea
12/8618H.RES.949Nay
12/8617H.RES.949Nay
12/7616H.R.5790Yea
12/7615S.2971Yea
12/7614H.R.6076Yea
12/7613H.R.5143Nay

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