Himes Leads Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of Lawmakers in Call for Focus on Spyware at Upcoming Summit for Democracy
Washington, DC — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), and a bipartisan group of 13 lawmakers, sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken urging him to address spyware as a substantial national security threat during the second Summit for Democracy on March 29th – 30th.
Himes Announces $125,000 in Federal Grants for the Arts in Southwest Connecticut
Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) today announced $125,000 in federal grants to support arts and culture in Southwest Connecticut. The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) awarded the grants through their Grants for Arts Projects and Challenge America programs.
Himes to Host Children’s Learning Centers CEO at State of the Union Address
Congressman Jim Himes will welcome Children’s Learning Centers CEO Marc Jaffe as his guest to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 7th. Founded in 1902, Fairfield County-based Children’s Learning Centers is the second largest early childhood education provider in the state, and the largest food provider to young children in Southwest Connecticut.
Himes Appointed Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Today, Representative Jim Himes (CT-04) was named Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. The Committee oversees the nation's intelligence agencies and activities, including components of the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Justice, State, Treasury and Energy. Rep. Himes has served on the committee since his appointment by former Speaker Pelosi in 2013.
Himes Votes to Fund Government, Deliver Billions to Connecticut
Today Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) voted to pass the Fiscal Year 2023 omnibus appropriations agreement. The bill, which passed the House of Representatives with a bipartisan vote of 225-201, includes billions of dollars for Connecticut, with nearly $24 million for community projects secured by Congressman Himes that will benefit the Fourth District.
House Passes National Defense Authorization Act with Himes Support
Today, the United States House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2023. The NDAA funds defense and related programs and is one of the largest pieces of legislation that Congress passes each year. This year, the bill includes $847.3 billion in discretionary spending for our national defense.
Himes Leads Bipartisan Delegation to Ukraine
Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) yesterday returned from leading a bipartisan delegation of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Members and staff to the country of Ukraine. He was joined by Ranking Member Mike Turner (R-OH) and Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA).
Himes Statement on Illegitimate Annexation of Ukrainian Territory
Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), released the following statement on Putin’s announcement that Russia will annex the Ukrainian territories of Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson, and Zaporizhzhia following the recent illegitimate and unlawful referendums.