CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

Press Releases

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:

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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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 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, 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 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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