Representing the 4th District of Connecticut


June 13, 2019

Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence held an open hearing on the national security implications of deepfakes and artificial intelligence. Congressman Himes released the following statement following the hearing.

June 12, 2019

WASHINGTON – Reps. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) and John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced a bipartisan bill today to establish election interference as a federal crime.

June 7, 2019

Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Jim Himes and his staff will host two upcoming free small business resource workshops in Stamford on Friday, June 14 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. and in Bridgeport on June 17 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.

June 3, 2019

Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Himes is pleased to launch a Fourth District photography contest running from June 3 – June 21. The contest invites Connecticut’s Fourth District constituents to share their favorite snaps from any of the 17 towns and cities in the district. The winning photo, selected by Rep. Himes and staff members, will be featured as Rep.

May 17, 2019

Himes, more than 100 House Democrats send letter to Trump warning against Iran escalation, unauthorized use of military force


May 15, 2019

Congressman Himes authored and opinion piece for USA Today with Senator Chris Murphy on the Trump Administration's dangerous moves towards war with Iran. Read the piece here or below.

May 13, 2019

BRIDGEPORT, CT— Congressman Jim Himes is pleased to announce Ivy Zingone of Stamford as CT-04’s first place winner of this year’s Congressional Art Competition.

May 10, 2019

Washington, DC— Yesterday, the Financial Services Committee unanimously passed HR 2534, Congressman Jim Himes’s (CT-04) Insider Trading Prohibition Act.  The bill would make it a federal crime to trade a security based on material, nonpublic information that was wrongfully obtained, ending decades of ambiguity for a crime that has never been clearly defined by law.

April 10, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The deadline for submissions to the 2019 Congressional Art Competition has been extended by one week to Friday, April 26 at 5 P.M. 

March 15, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC - Following the terrorist attacks at two mosques in Central Christchurch, New Zealand Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement during a vigil at the Bridgeport Islamic Center:

"I am heartbroken by the tragedy in Christchurch. This act was driven by hate and intolerance and ignorance. ”