Representing the 4th District of Connecticut


August 7, 2019

It is my pleasure to announce my office is now accepting applications for the 2019 Service Academy Nominations.

Students between the ages of 17 to 23 in Connecticut’s Fourth District are encouraged to apply online by October 4th in order to be considered for a nomination.

August 5, 2019

Another week begins in the wake of the mass murder of innocent Americans, their lives ended by yet another well-armed gunman. Our hearts break for each victim and the survivors who will never be the same. Again, we wonder when and how the violence will stop. Again, we hunger for the leadership our unique national problem demands.


July 31, 2019

Washington, DC— Today, Representative Jim Himes (CT-04) returned from a visit to the Republic of Colombia and Panama where he met with government officials and United States support staff working to end the drug trade and associated violence in South and Central America as well as the United States.

July 29, 2019

It is my pleasure to announce that the 2019 Congressional App Challenge’s submission portal is open. Students are encouraged to register online by September 10 for a chance at winning early prizes. The final app must be submitted by November 1.

July 22, 2019

Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Himes is pleased to announces the winners of the recent Fourth District photography contest running from June 3 – June 21.


First place winner - Norwalk Harbor by Jeff Klein

July 18, 2019

Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R.

July 17, 2019

“Today, I voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for their refusal to comply with Congressional subpoenas.  Congress is attempting to investigate the process through which the Trump administration tried to add a citizenship question to the Census and has been met at every turn by stonewalling and obfuscation.


June 24, 2019

Washington, DC— Today, Representative Jim Himes (CT-04) called for the opening of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump:

“During my career, I have learned that there are moments for calculation, prudence, compromise and the careful weighing of competing interests. And there are moments for clarity and conviction. This is such a moment.

June 21, 2019

Washington, DC— Today, Representative Jim Himes (CT-04) along with 13 colleagues introduced the National Green Bank Act.  A National Green Bank would capitalize eligible green banks set up by states, counties, and municipalities.