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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.

Himes Bipartisan Insider Trading Bill Passes Financial Services Committee

May 10, 2019 Press Release

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.

Congressman Himes Extends The Deadline Of The 2019 Congressional Art Competition

April 10, 2019 Press Release

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. 

Congressman Himes Statement On Terrorist Attacks In New Zealand

March 15, 2019 Press Release

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. ”

Himes Votes to Reopen Government, Improve House Rules

January 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) today released the following statement on the historic first day of the 116th Congress as Democrats regain the majority in the House of Representatives, voted to reopen the government, and passed a new rules package: