CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Press Releases

Wilton High School Student Wins 2019 Congressional App Challenge

December 16, 2019 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT — Congressman Jim Himes is pleased to announce Avni Gupta is the 2019 Congressional App Challenge winner with the creation of her app, the Food Allergy Scanner.

Congressman Himes Statement On USMCA Agreement

December 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the House Democratic Caucus announcing a USMCA trade agreement:

Himes Bipartisan Insider Trading Bill Passes House

December 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Jim Himes’ (CT-04) Insider Trading Prohibition Act (HR 2534) by a vote of 410-13.

Congressman Himes Announces Healthcare Open Enrollment Beginning November 1

November 1, 2019 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Jim Himes joins Access Health CT, Connecticut’s official health plan marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act, to announce the Open Enrollment Period for healthcare coverage begins today, November 1. The Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1, 2019 through December 15, 2019.

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Congressman Himes Statement On House Resolution On Impeachment Inquiry

October 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C - Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) issued the following statement after the release of the House Resolution Directing certain committees to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House of Representatives inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise its Constitutional power to impeach Donald John Tr

Congressman Himes Announces November Town Halls

October 25, 2019 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Jim Himes will hold three town hall meetings during his next district work period in November to share an update from his recent work in Congress and to gather input from constituents. All constituents are encouraged to attend.

Congressman Himes Statement On House Vote On The Administration's Syria Policy

October 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement following House passage of H.J. Res. 77 - Opposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria.

Congressman Himes Hosts Norwalk Opioid Roundtable

October 8, 2019 Press Release

Norwalk, CT – Congressman Jim Himes hosted local legislators, law enforcement officials, and health care experts in response to the recent spike in overdoses in Norwalk. Panelists for the roundtable included Norwalk Director of Health, Deanna D’Amore, Silver Hill Hospital Addiction Psychiatrist, Dr. Kathryn Myer, Police Chief Thomas E.

Congressman Himes Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

October 1, 2019 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT – As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 - October 15, I hope you will join me in recognizing the many contributions Hispanics have made in every facet of our society.

Congressman Himes Statement On Intelligence Hearing With The Director Of National Intelligence

September 26, 2019 Press Release

Washinton D.C. – Having reviewed President Trump’s phone call with the President of Ukraine as well as the whistleblower complaint, I entered today’s Intelligence Committee hearing looking for answers about the role that the White House, Justice Department, and President’s personal lawyer played in the President’s alleged solicitation of election inter

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