BRIDGEPORT, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will hold two community meetings this Saturday to discuss flooding issues in Fairfield County. The public is encouraged to attend. Local elected officials are also expected to participate.
The whips against the "Slaughter Solution"
In a surprise move today, Democrats decided to vote on the Senate bill directly instead of using the so-called Slaughter Solution, a procedural maneuver that would have shielded them from a direct vote on the bill.
Washington, DC –Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement in response to passage of health care reform.
Washington, DC—The health care reform legislation that will come to a vote in the House of Representatives on Sunday will bring significant benefits to Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District. According to a new report using data from the U.S.
Washington, DC –The House Appropriations Committee announced yesterday that it will adopt a policy banning earmarks to for-profit entities that Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) implemented in his own office last year. According to the House Appropriations Committee, if this rule had been in effect last year, it would have resulted in 1,000 fewer earmarks.
WASHINGTON, DC– Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) has launched a new consumer protection webpage as part of the 12th Annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 7-13. The site provides constituents with tools to follow recall campaigns, protect themselves against identity theft, and register for the Do Not Call List, along with links to information on other consumer protection topics.
WASHINGTON, DC– Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement in response to the news of Dave Roberson’s death. “I am deeply, deeply saddened by Dave's untimely death and extend my sympathy to Dave’s friends and family. Dave was my friend, my colleague, and my fellow parishioner.
BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 8, 2010) – Mayor Bill Finch and Congressman Jim Himes gathered with City Council members, state legislators, and community leaders today on the east side of the Congress Street Bridge to announce that the bridge demolition will be underway this week.