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July 18, 2019

Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R.

July 17, 2019

“Today, I voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for their refusal to comply with Congressional subpoenas.  Congress is attempting to investigate the process through which the Trump administration tried to add a citizenship question to the Census and has been met at every turn by stonewalling and obfuscation.


June 24, 2019

Washington, DC— Today, Representative Jim Himes (CT-04) called for the opening of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump:

“During my career, I have learned that there are moments for calculation, prudence, compromise and the careful weighing of competing interests. And there are moments for clarity and conviction. This is such a moment.

June 21, 2019

Washington, DC— Today, Representative Jim Himes (CT-04) along with 13 colleagues introduced the National Green Bank Act.  A National Green Bank would capitalize eligible green banks set up by states, counties, and municipalities.

June 13, 2019

Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence held an open hearing on the national security implications of deepfakes and artificial intelligence. Congressman Himes released the following statement following the hearing.

June 12, 2019

WASHINGTON – Reps. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) and John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced a bipartisan bill today to establish election interference as a federal crime.

June 7, 2019

Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Jim Himes and his staff will host two upcoming free small business resource workshops in Stamford on Friday, June 14 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. and in Bridgeport on June 17 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.

June 3, 2019

Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Himes is pleased to launch a Fourth District photography contest running from June 3 – June 21. The contest invites Connecticut’s Fourth District constituents to share their favorite snaps from any of the 17 towns and cities in the district. The winning photo, selected by Rep. Himes and staff members, will be featured as Rep.

May 17, 2019

Himes, more than 100 House Democrats send letter to Trump warning against Iran escalation, unauthorized use of military force


May 15, 2019

Congressman Himes authored and opinion piece for USA Today with Senator Chris Murphy on the Trump Administration's dangerous moves towards war with Iran. Read the piece here or below.