Himes Statement on the Release of Morad Tahbaz from Iranian Detention
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) issued the following statement regarding the release of Morad Tabaz, a constituent of Connecticut’s Fourth Congressional District, from wrongful detention in Iran:
Himes Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Americans from Foreign Spyware Attacks
Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), along with Congressmen Mike Turner (OH-10), Chris Stewart (UT-02), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), and Rick Crawford (AR-01), introduced the Protecting Americans from Foreign Commercial Spyware Act.
Himes, McMorris Rodgers Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Keep Children Safe in Schools
Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) announced the reintroduction of the bipartisan Safe to Tell Act to help students anonymously report safety concerns and threats of violence.
OP-ED by Rep. Himes | A Better Way to Think about China
Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s trip to China is an opportunity for Congress to step up its game on more intelligently addressing the strategic problem of our generation: how to work with China on areas of deep common interest even as we challenge its dangerous and destabilizing behavior. Today’s angry saber-rattling is insufficient and dangerous.
Himes Helps Secure $4.5 Million RAISE Grant for Southwest Connecticut’s Norwalk River Valley Trail
Bridgeport, CT — Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced $4,528,000 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to complete construction of the Norwalk River Valley Trail.
House Passes Himes Bill to Study Costs of Companies Going Public
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, the United States House of Representatives passed a bill authored by Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) that would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study and report on the cost for small- and medium-sized companies to undertake initial public offerings.
Himes, Smith Introduce Legislation to Initiate Trade Agreement Negotiations with the UK
Washington, D.C. – Today, Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Adrian Smith (R-NE) and Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) introduced the Undertaking Negotiations on Investment and Trade for Economic Dynamism (UNITED) Act, a bill to authorize the administration, in consultation with Congress, to negotiate and enter into a comprehensive trade agreement with the United Kingdom.