CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

Press Releases

Himes Calls for Nationwide Marriage Equality

April 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement today as the Supreme Court begins hearing arguments in the Obergefell v Hodges marriage equality case. This March, he joined 210 Democrats from the House and Senate in filing an amicus brief with the Court in support of a constitutional right to marry.

Himes Statement on Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General

April 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement today following the Senate confirmation of Loretta E. Lynch as Attorney General of the United States. Ms. Lynch was nominated by President Obama on November 8, 2014, and her confirmation was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 26, 2015. 

Himes Statement on Anniversary of L’Ambiance Plaza Tragedy in Bridgeport

April 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement today on the 28th anniversary of the of L’Ambiance Plaza collapse in Bridgeport that tragically killed 28 construction workers. 

Himes Statement on House Passage of Bipartisan Cybersecurity Legislation

April 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) – Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee’s Subcommittee on the National Security Agency and Cybersecurity – issued the following statement today regarding the passage of the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (H.R. 1560) in the House of Representatives.

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Himes to Hold Town Hall Meeting on the P5+1 Negotiations with Iran

April 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will host a discussion with constituents on the ongoing international negotiations to prevent Iran from achieving a nuclear weapon. Congress is currently debating legislation regarding its oversight and review role for a potential final agreement this summer..

WHEN: Saturday, April 25, from 1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Himes Convenes Experts to Combat Human Trafficking in Connecticut

April 20, 2015 Press Release

STAMFORD, CT—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today hosted a roundtable discussion with a panel of experts focused on combating human trafficking.

Himes, Royce Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve HHT Diagnosis and Treatment

April 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and Congressman Ed Royce (CA-39) today introduced H.R. 1849, the Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Diagnosis and Treatment Act of 2015. This bipartisan legislation is designed to improve the diagnosis and treatment of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT).

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Himes Statement on U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit’s Decision on Insider Trading

April 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement on today’s decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit’s to not reconsider the December ruling in United States v. Newman.

Himes Statement on P5+1 Negotiations with Iran

April 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement regarding the international negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.

Himes Delivers Keynote at Connecticut Technology Council’s Cybersecurity Seminar

March 30, 2015 Press Release

STAMFORD, CT - Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) – Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee’s Subcommittee on the National Security Agency and Cybersecurity – delivered the keynote address at today’s Connecticut Technology Council’s Cybersecurity Seminar at UCONN-Stamford.

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