CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Himes on the House of Representatives’ passage of legislation to repeal the 2002 AUMF

June 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the House of Representatives’ passage of legislation to repeal the 2002 Authorized Use of Military Force (AUMF). 

Himes Applauds Biden’s Threat of Retaliation in Response to Russian Cyberattacks

June 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement in response to President Biden’s threat of retaliation to Russian President Vladimir Putin if Russia or Russian aligned actors carry out further cyberattacks.  

Himes Chairs Hearing on Sanctions Evasion

June 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) chaired a hearing of the National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Financial Services entitled “Schemes and Subversion: How Bad Actors and Foreign Governments Undermine and Evade Sanctions Regimes.” 

Himes selected as Chairman of the Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth

June 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced her selection of Congressman Jim Himes to serve as Chairman of the newly created Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth.  

Himes Bipartisan Insider Trading Bill Passes House

May 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Jim Himes’ (CT-04) Insider Trading Prohibition Act (HR 2655) as part of  larger package of bills with bipartisan support. Last Congress, the bill passed by a vote of 410-13. The bill establishes a clear, statutory prohibition on insider trading. Corporate insiders who wrongfully obtain inside information and misuse

Himes Chairs Hearing on Chinese Lending Practices

May 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) chaired a hearing by the National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Financial Services entitled “Examining Belt and Road: The Lending Practices of the People's Republic of China and Impact on the International Debt Architecture."

Congressman Himes Announces Four Community Health Centers will Receive $18,798,875 from the Department of Health and Human Services

May 12, 2021 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT— Today, Representative Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that four Southwest Connecticut Community Health Centers will receive $18,798,875 from the Department of Health and Human Services to expand access to vaccines and other health services in underserved communities. The American Rescue Plan (ARP) appropriated funding for these grants.

Himes Announces Requests for Transportation & Infrastructure and Community Project Funding

April 29, 2021 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT— Today, Representative Jim Himes (CT-04) announced the final list of projects he will submit for funding through both the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Member-Designated Projects process and Appropriations Committee Community Project Funding (CPF) process.

Himes introduces National Green Bank Act

April 19, 2021 Press Release
Green Bank would ease financing for green energy, infrastructure projects

Washington, DC— Today, Representative Jim Himes (CT-04) introduced the National Green Bank Act.  A National Green Bank would help establish and fund green banks across the country to make the investments necessary to pave the way to a sustainable future.

Himes Creates Two Paid Summer Internships to Support Students with Financial Need

April 16, 2021 Press Release
Applications Accepted Until April 30th

Bridgeport, CT— Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced the creation of two summer internships that provide stipends for students who have demonstrated financial need.  The Kevin J.

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