Provides incentives to develop and purchase safety technologies
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) introduced the Start Advancing Firearms Enhancements and Technology (SAFETY) Act. The bill provides incentives for manufacturers and consumers designed to promote the development and purchase of smart-gun technology such as biometric or fingerprint locks and radio-frequency identification.
Bill will help student veterans secure housing
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Jim Himes’ (CT-04) bill, HR 3634, the Securing Electronic Records for Veteran’s Ease, or SERVE, Act.
How to Register With FEMA for Disaster Assistance
WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) today testified in front of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity on HR 3634, his Securing Electronic Records for Veterans’ Ease, or SERVE, Act.
WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the need for immediate federal assistance for Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria:
WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) today released the Credit Information Protection Act of 2017, H.R. 3766, in response to a major data breach at Equifax that exposed the personal information of tens of millions of Americans to potential hackers, identity theft, and credit problems.
Calls for bipartisan action on vital issues
WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement today on the 23rd anniversary of the signing of the Violence Against Women Act:
WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the 16th anniversary of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001:
“16 years ago today, we witnessed the worst mankind has to offer as the World Trade Center, Pentagon and our very sense of security were attacked.
WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement today after the Trump administration announced it was ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jim Himes, Chair of the New Democrat Coalition, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address, Himes highlighted Democrats’ fight to expand economic opportunity to all hard-working American families with ‘A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future.’