Representing the 4th District of Connecticut


July 9, 2015

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) testified in front of House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer and other Members in the Make it in America hearing on a panel focused on skills training for the future.

Click here to see Congressman Himes’ testimony.

June 18, 2015
Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement:
June 16, 2015

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement:

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.