WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement today after voting for the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. The bill repeals Medicare’s flawed Sustainable Growth Rate formula for physician payments and extends the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for low-income children through 2017.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement today after voting against the House Republican Majority’s budget for fiscal 2016.
WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation today to establish an explicit statutory ban on insider trading.
WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today released the following statement on the fifth anniversary of the enactment of the Affordable Care Act:
WASHINGTON – Representatives Jim Himes (CT-4), John K. Delaney (MD-6) and John Carney (DE-At Large) have introduced legislation designed to protect the fixed-rate 30-year mortgage – a key instrument to ensure home affordability for the middle class – and shield American taxpayers from future bailouts by reforming the housing finance system.
WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) – Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee’s Subcommittee on the National Security Agency and Cybersecurity – delivered the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, at today’s full committee hearing on “The Growing Cyber Threat and its Impact on American Business.”
STAMFORD, CT—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today announced that he has secured federal funding for the Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a feasibility study aimed at curbing flooding throughout Fairfield County. The study will include coastal areas that were devastated by Hurricanes Sandy and Irene, as well as communities that have been plagued by frequent flooding for decades.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Jim Himes (CT-4), Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Julia Brownley (CA-26), and Bill Pascrell (NJ-9) introduced the Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Act of 2015, H.R. 1291.
WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement regarding House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to allow a vote as early as today on legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security without undermining President Obama’s immigration actions.
WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today urged the House Republican majority to pass a clean bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the fiscal year.