Representing the 4th District of Connecticut


July 8, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) made the following statement about last night’s sniper attacks that took the lives of five Dallas police officers last night and wounded seven others:

June 22, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement today:

By taking part in this sit-in, the rest of the Connecticut delegation and I are keeping our promise to end the silence and speak out in favor of sensible gun laws.

June 2, 2016

STAMFORD, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement today:

Today is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, but the sad fact of the matter is that we are tragically aware of the impacts and devastation caused by guns in our communities every day of the year.

May 24, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Intelligence Authorization Act, which determines the funding for most of the United States’ intelligence community.  Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) a ranking member of the NSA and Cybersecurity Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, helped craft the bill.

May 18, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) introduced the bipartisan Cyber Act of War Act, a bill that would require the Administration and the Department of Defense to develop a policy for determining when an action carried out in cyberspace constitutes a use of force against the United States and to update the Law of War Manual accordingly.

May 11, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congress Jim Himes spoke on the floor fo the House of Representatives as Congress deals with several pieces of legislation intended to fight America's opiod epidemic. Himes called on Congress to provide the funding necessary to make these programs effective.


April 21, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Jim Himes (CT-4), joined by Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2) and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), sent a letter to Governor Dan Malloy, Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff and Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey thanking them for their actions in support of the

April 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Jim Himes (CT-04) and Scott Garrett (NJ-05), Chairman of the Committee on Financial Services’ Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, introduced the Multistate Worker Tax Fairness Act.

April 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on Equal Pay Day:

March 18, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement after his vote against H.Res. 639, which authorizes Speaker Ryan to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the House of Representatives in the matter of United States v. Texas: