CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

Press Releases

Himes statement on passage of Continuing Resolution

April 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution to fund the federal government today:

Himes: President and Congress Need Clear Syria Strategy

April 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the United States missile strikes against Syrian targets:

Himes: No Obama wiretapping, Trump Russia investigation fact-based

March 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today Congressman Jim Himes released the following statement on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s hearing on Russian interference in our election, ties between the Trump campaign and Russian figures and President Trump’s claims that he was surveilled:

Himes: Republican health care plan cruel, will cost lives

March 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Republican American Health Care Act:

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Himes leads bipartisan Reclamation of War Powers Act

March 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) and Walter Jones (NC-03) along with Peter Welch (VT-At-Large), Seth Moulton (MA-06), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Kathleen Rice (NY-04) and Kurt Schrader (OR-05) introduced The Reclamation of War Powers Act, a bill that would explicitly return the power to declare and wage war back to Congress, as the Constitution requires.

Himes Statement on ACA replacement bill

March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the recently revealed Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act:

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Himes calls for Sessions resignation

March 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement calling for the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions:

“The position of Attorney General requires the very highest level of trust and faith from the American people. A man whose honesty and commitment to clarity and truth are in question cannot successfully occupy that role.

Connecticut House Delegation Calls for Action to Combat ‘Telephone Terrorism’ after Bomb Threats against Jewish Community Centers

February 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today joined with a bipartisan group of 150 House colleagues in calling for swift action by federal law enforcement agencies to address the wave of anonymous telephone bomb threats made against Jewish community centers (JCCs) across the country.

Himes to hold series of town halls

February 16, 2017 Press Release
BRIDGEPORT, CT— Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced the following town hall meetings over the coming weeks:

Himes: Flynn resignation highlights need for full Russia investigation

February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on Michael Flynn’s resignation as National Security Adviser:

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