CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

Press Releases

Congressman Himes Statement On Vote To Hold Attorney General Barr and Secretary Ross In Contempt

July 17, 2019 Press Release

“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.

 

Himes Calls for Impeachment Inquiry

June 24, 2019 Press Release
The time has come for the House of Representatives to begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump

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.

Himes Introduces National Green Bank Act

June 21, 2019 Press Release
Green Bank would ease financing for green energy, infrastructure projects

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.

Himes Statement On Intelligence Committee Hearing On Deepfakes

June 13, 2019 Press Release

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.

Reps. Himes, Ratcliffe introduce bill to punish election interference

June 12, 2019 Press Release

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

Rep. Jim Himes to Host Stamford and Bridgeport Small Business Resource Workshops

June 7, 2019 Press Release

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.

Congressman Himes Launches Fourth District Photography Contest

June 3, 2019 Press Release

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.

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

May 17, 2019 Press Release

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

 

Trump is edging toward a disastrous war with Iran. Stop the brinkmanship: Murphy & Himes

May 15, 2019 Press Release

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.

Stamford High School Student Wins 4th District Congressional Art Competition

May 13, 2019 Press Release

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.

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