Representing the 4th District of Connecticut


June 15, 2015

Washington, DC – Tomorrow, the House of Representatives will be voting on the annual Intelligence Authorization Act, which controls the rules and oversight that govern the nation’s security agencies such as the Central Intelligence Agency.

June 3, 2015

Congressman Himes' Statement:

"Today, after months of careful consideration, I have decided to support granting President Obama Trade Promotion Authority, also known as TPA.

May 29, 2015


Washington, DC – Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced federal grants impacting areas in Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District.

May 28, 2015

Washington, DC – I’m disappointed in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling this week to maintain the injunction against President Obama’s bold executive action on immigration. Without the President’s order in effect, parents of children who are U.S. citizens or who have a legal status in the country may be deported, devastating families.

May 21, 2015

Washington, DC – Today, Jim Himes (CT-4) and Democratic Members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) – Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA), Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), Terri Sewell (D-AL), Andre Carson (D-IN), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Mike Quigley (D-IL), Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Patrick Murphy (D-FL) – issued the following statement:

May 19, 2015

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) voted to pass the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (S. 178), legislation that provides a strong, comprehensive response to the rampant problem of human trafficking.

May 15, 2015

Today, I cast a vote against the National Defense Authorization Act. The $605.6 billion bill that ultimately passed uses funding tricks to bypass the cuts set by the sequester.

May 14, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) voted in favor of HR 1191, the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015. The bill, which passed both the Senate and the House with strong, bipartisan support, requires that President Obama submit to Congress any deal with Iran on curbing its nuclear weapons programs.

May 13, 2015

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement today after voting for HR 2048, the USA Freedom Act, which passed the House of Representatives 333-88.