Representing the 4th District of Connecticut


September 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) introduced an amendment that would alter the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015 so that no funds could be stripped from the women’s health organization if a study by the Department of Health and Human Services showed that removing funding would increase abortions, HIV rates, or the rate of breast cancer.

September 14, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today announced that Fairfield University President Rev. Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J. will be his guest to Pope Francis’s address to Congress on September 24th.

August 13, 2015

Since the international community agreed four weeks ago on a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)  to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, I have spent many hours evaluating it and consulting with my constituents, technical experts, security officials and diplomats from around the world. As a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, I have reviewed classifi

July 23, 2015

Washington, DC: Today, Congressman Jim Himes, member of the Financial Services Committee and Vice Chair of the New Democrat Coalition, hosted a special order on the floor of the House of Representatives discussing the fifth anniversary of Dodd-Frank.

July 17, 2015

 Congressman Jim Himes’ (CT-04) statement in response to Chris Christie’s remarks yesterday.  Christie’s full remarks can be found here.

Himes' statement:

July 15, 2015

Washington, DC: Yesterday, the United States Department of Education announced Student Support Service Program grant awards for Norwalk Community College, University of Bridgeport, and Fairfield University.  Through a competitive grant process, funds are awarded to institutions of higher education to provide opportunities for academic development, assist students with basic col

July 14, 2015

Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the nuclear agreement between the international community and Iran:

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: