CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

Press Releases

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 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 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:

Jim Himes statement on vote to enhance Iraqi and Syrian refugee program

November 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, made the following statement on today’s vote about increasing security measures for certain refugees into the United States:

Himes praises passage of highway funding bill

November 5, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), voted in favor of HR 22, the DRIVE Act. The bill creates long-term transportation infrastructure funding through the Highway Trust Fund, which provides a large percentage of the money for infrastructure projects across the nation and Connecticut including bridges, highways, and rail lines. The bill passed by a vote of 371-54.

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Himes, Westmoreland, members of Cybersecurity Subcommittee call for cyberwarfare rules

November 5, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s NSA and Cybersecurity Subcommittee, along with Subcommittee Chairman Lynn Westmoreland (GA-03) and other Subcommittee members, sent a bipartisan letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Advisor Susan Rice asking them to begin the process of clarifying

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One month since SCOTUS opened doors to insider trading

November 5, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—On October 5, the Supreme Court declined to hear United States v. Newman, a decision by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals that left the door open for insider trading on Wall Street. Since then, numerous stories have been written about the detrimental effect the decision is having on the government’s ability to enforce the law.

Himes questions troop deployment to Syria without AUMF

November 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement on President Obama’s announcement of the deployment of American troops to Syria:

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Himes announces resolution calling for negotiations on Syria, refugee crisis

October 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, along with 15 other members of the House, announced a resolution calling on President Obama to use multilateral international negotiations to bring an end to the Syrian Civil War and the refugee crisis it has spawned, and to develop a multilateral comprehensive strategy to defeat

Himes: It’s time for Congress to get to work

October 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), released the following statement on the bipartisan budget deal reached yesterday and his views on Congress’s priorities going forward:

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