CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

Press Releases

Himes Statement on Obama’s nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland

March 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) made the following statement about President Obama’s nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the US Supreme Court:

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Himes votes against bill that would lift restrictions on ivory, polar bear imports

February 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement about his vote against HR 2406, the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015, or SHARE Act:

Bridgeport, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford receive millions in HUD funds

February 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) celebrated the news that the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $23.4 million dollars in funding to housing authorities across the State of Connecticut. Four areas in the 4th District received a total of $6,268,644 divided as follows:

·         Housing Authority of the City of Bridgeport - $3,876,098

Himes working to protect, improve ACA

February 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Himes released the following statement on his work to protect the Affordable Care Act after the 63rd attempt to dismantle it this week, successes across the US and Connecticut, and the need to continue striving for improvement:

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Himes votes for strong bipartisan funding bill, keeps government open

December 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement on his vote for the combined appropriations bills known as the “omnibus:”

Himes opposes package of deficit-ballooning tax extenders

December 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement on his vote against tax extenders:

CONNECTICUT DELEGATION: “WE MUST KEEP GUNS OUT OF THE HANDS OF TERRORISTS”

December 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Joseph Courtney (CT-02), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Jim Himes (CT-04), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) issued the following statement on H.R. 1076, Republican Rep. Peter King’s Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act:

Himes votes against energy bill

December 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement on his vote against the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act:

Himes Supports FAST Act

December 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement on passage of a long-term transportation bill:

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Himes votes for Intelligence Authorization Act

December 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement on his vote for the Intelligence Authorization Act, HR 4127:

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