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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

Congressman Himes Statement On Released Transcript Of White House Call With Ukraine

September 25, 2019 Press Release

Washinton D.C. – The telephone conversation between President Trump and President Zelenskyy of Ukraine is a shocking glimpse into the mind of a President who is either unwilling or unable to distinguish between presidential action and political attack. 

Himes Statement On Opening Of An Impeachment Inquiry Into President Trump

September 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The House of Representatives is going to move forward with an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.  We have no other option.

Himes Supports Judiciary Committee Moving Forward With Investigation

September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washinton D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement.

Himes, 213 Democratic Members Urge McConnell to Hold a Vote on Bipartisan Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Immediately

August 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05), Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) and 212 Members of the House Democratic Caucus wrote to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell demanding he immediately call the Senate back into session to pass H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, and H.R.

Congressman Himes Announces 2019 Service Academy Nominations

August 7, 2019 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT - It is my pleasure to announce my office is now accepting applications for the 2019 Service Academy Nominations.