CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Himes Applauds Haines Confirmation as DNI

January 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Moments ago, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the confirmation in the Senate of Avril Haines as the Director of National Intelligence:

Himes Statement on Impeachment Vote

January 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Moments ago, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) addressed the House of Representatives before it votes on the resolution to impeach President Donald Trump:

“The words have almost all been said: Search your soul.  Consider your oath.

“And I add four more words: Reflect on your legacy.

Himes Applauds Biden Pick of Bill Burns for CIA Director

January 11, 2021 Press Release

Stamford, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the announcement that President-Elect Joe Biden will nominate Ambassador William Burns as Director of the CIA:

Himes Statement on Death of Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick

January 8, 2021 Press Release

Greenwich, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick:

“It is with great sadness that I learned of the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick. My thoughts today are with his grieving family, community, and fellow officers.

Himes Statement on Seditious Riots

January 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the riot incited by President Trump:

House Overrides NDAA Veto with Himes Support

December 28, 2020 Press Release
Bill Contains Strong Support for Connecticut Defense Industry

Washington, DC – Today, the United States House of Representatives overrode President Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA funds defense and related programs and is usually one of the largest pieces of legislation that Congress passes each year.

Recursos de Coronavirus

December 23, 2020 Press Release

Disposiciones de inmigración en el proyecto de ley


  • Incluye pagos de estímulo para familias de estatus mixto, tanto de forma prospectiva como retroactiva. Aunque esto no proporciona pagos en efectivo para todos los inmigrantes declarantes de impuestos, esto es una gran victoria.

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Intelligence Authorization with Himes Provisions Included in End of Year Package

December 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC— Last night, the House of Representatives passed the annual Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) as part of the end-of-year package that included government funding for the coming year and coronavirus-relief spending.  The IAA authorizes the United States’ Intelligence Communities (IC) programs and budget.

House Passes Coronavirus Relief Package with Himes Support

December 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) voted for the coronavirus relief package that has been the subject of long negotiations between the House and Senate.  Previously, the House had passed its own version of a coronavirus relief package, the HEROES Act, on May 15, 220 days ago.

Coronavirus Resources

December 21, 2020 Press Release
Important Information about the Omnibus and Coronavirus Relief Package

This page will be updated as the federal government releases guidance concerning the implementation of this bill.

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