Huge Wins for Fourth District in Government Funding Bill
Last night, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) voted to pass the appropriations package to fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2022. The bill is a result of compromise with the Senate and will be signed into law by President Biden later this week. In a victory for Southwest Connecticut, the bill contains close to $12.4 million for ten projects championed by Himes in Connecticut’s Fourth Congressional District.
Himes Statement on Biden Cryptocurrency Executive Order
Today, President Joe Biden signed an executive order directing federal agencies to examine and report on U.S. policy around cryptocurrencies and digital assets. Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement:
Himes Leads Bipartisan Letter Calling for Planes to Ukraine
Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), along with Representatives Brad Wenstrup (OH-02), Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), Chris Stewart (UT-02), Adam Schiff (CA-28), Mike Turner (OH-10) and 44 other members, sent a bipartisan letter to President Joe Biden calling on the administration to continue working with NATO allies to provide aircraft to the Ukrainian military.
Himes, Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Call on Administration to Address Ukraine Refugee Crisis
Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) led a bipartisan letter to the Biden administration along with Representatives Jason Crow (CO-06), Mike Quigley (IL-05), Bill Johnson (OH-6), Brad Wenstrup (OH-02), Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01), and 70 other members calling attention to the worsening refugee crisis in Ukraine.
Himes Calls on Administration to Block Russia SWIFT Access
Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) sent a letter to United States Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen requesting that the United States work with international partners to block Russia’s access to the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT).
House Passes COMPETES Act with Himes Support
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