CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

Himes Statement on Ongoing Effects of Government Shutdown

October 2, 2013
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement regarding the shutdown of the United States Government and its ongoing effects on his constituents.

“As my constituents cope with furloughs, diminishing levels of government services, and anxiety over what may come next, I will not accept my congressional salary until my colleagues in Congress can agree to reopen the government.”