House Passes CHIPS and Science Act with Himes Support
Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) voted in the House of Representatives for the CHIPS Act of 2022. The bill passed by a bipartisan vote of 243-187. By increasing domestic production of semiconductor chips and investing in science and technology, the CHIPS and Science Act will create hundreds of thousands of jobs, alleviate supply chain issues, strengthen our national security, lower costs, and reestablish American leadership in research and development.
Himes Lauds Committee Passage of 2023 Intelligence Authorization Act
Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) yesterday voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2023 Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) in the House Intelligence Committee. The authorized funding will support initiatives to improve the Intelligence Community’s (IC) programs and capacity, and ensure that the United States remains geopolitically competitive
House Advances Funding for Connecticut Families
Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) voted to pass the Six-Bill Appropriations package focused on helping communities across the country. The funding from these bills will lower the cost of living, create jobs, help working families, and support small businesses.
Himes Votes to Pass National Defense Authorization Act
Today, The House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by a vote of 329-101. The bill funds defense and related programs and is one of the largest pieces of legislation that Congress passes each year.
Himes Votes to Pass Historic Gun Legislation
Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) today voted to pass the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which includes historic provisions to reduce gun violence and help keep Americans safe in public spaces. The bill passed the House with a bipartisan vote of 234-193, and will now go to the President’s desk to be signed into law.
Himes Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pa. v. Casey
Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) today released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pa. v. Casey in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
Himes Proposes Central Bank Digital Currency
Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) today released a proposal for the issuance of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) by the Federal Reserve. In the white paper, Rep. Himes argues that along with many other benefits, the implementation of digital currency by the U.S. government could play a critical role in preserving the dollar’s role as the global reserve currency of choice.
Himes Announces Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is Finalist for Institute of Museum and Library Services’ National Medal
Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk has for the second year in a row been named as a finalist for Institute of Museum and Library Services’ (IMLS) 2022 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.