CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Jim Himes Statement on nomination of Neil Gorsuch to SCOTUS

February 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court:

Trump refugee order betrays U.S. core values

January 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive orders halting immigration and refugee admittance into the United States:

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Himes: Trump immigration orders antithetical to American values

January 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive orders related to immigration and border control:

Himes to Attend Trump Inauguration

January 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on his decision to attend the inauguration on January 20th:

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House Moves to Repeal Affordable Care Act

January 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the passage of the FY 2017 Budget Resolution by the House of Representatives today:

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Himes leads letter requesting qualified Science Advisor

December 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), along with nine other Members of Congress, sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump asking him to quickly appoint a qualified Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, usually known as the President’s Science Advisor.

Honoring Sandy Hook with Action

December 14, 2016 Press Release

Statement of Congressman Jim Himes on the fourth anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook elementary:

My heart still aches for those 20 children and six courageous educators who lost their lives four years ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School. This pain is felt throughout all of Connecticut and the nation, and I mourn with everyone who has been affected by this tragedy. 

Himes Introduces Reclamation of War Powers Act

December 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) introduced the Reclamation of War Powers Act, a bill that would explicitly return the power to declare and wage war back to Congress as the Constitution requires.

Himes Supports 21st Century Cures Act

December 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, which dedicates more than $6 billion for new investments for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), grants to combat opioid abuse, and improvements to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the passage of the bill:

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Intelligence Authorization Passes House with Himes Support

December 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), ranking member of the NSA and Cybersecurity Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, made the following statement after voting for the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017: 

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