CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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November 19, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, made the following statement on today’s vote about increasing security measures for certain refugees into the United States:

November 5, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), voted in favor of HR 22, the DRIVE Act. The bill creates long-term transportation infrastructure funding through the Highway Trust Fund, which provides a large percentage of the money for infrastructure projects across the nation and Connecticut including bridges, highways, and rail lines. The bill passed by a vote of 371-54.

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November 5, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s NSA and Cybersecurity Subcommittee, along with Subcommittee Chairman Lynn Westmoreland (GA-03) and other Subcommittee members, sent a bipartisan letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Advisor Susan Rice asking them to begin the process of clarifying

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November 5, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC—On October 5, the Supreme Court declined to hear United States v. Newman, a decision by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals that left the door open for insider trading on Wall Street. Since then, numerous stories have been written about the detrimental effect the decision is having on the government’s ability to enforce the law.

November 3, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement on President Obama’s announcement of the deployment of American troops to Syria:

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October 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari in the case of United States v. Newman . The Court’s decision not to hear the case leaves intact the previous ruling by the Second Circuit Court of appeals. As the law stands, federal regulators and law enforcement attempting to stop insider trading face an overly burdensome standard of proof.

October 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), released the following statement on the bipartisan budget deal reached yesterday and his views on Congress’s priorities going forward:

October 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, along with 15 other members of the House, announced a resolution calling on President Obama to use multilateral international negotiations to bring an end to the Syrian Civil War and the refugee crisis it has spawned, and to develop a multilateral comprehensive strategy to defeat

September 29, 2015

 

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and 54 other members of Congress sent a letter to President Obama calling for international negotiations to bring an end to the conflict in Syria. The timing of the letter, sent during the UN General Assembly, is meant to highlight the need for broad, multilateral cooperation.

September 22, 2015

Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the cyber talks between the US and China:

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