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Jim Himes' Public Statements

Full Name: James 'Jim' Himes
Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 4, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Emma, Linley
Birth Date: 07/05/1966
Birth Place: Lima, Peru
Home City: Greenwich, CT
Religion: Christian (Presbyterian)
Date Title
April 17, 2014 Himes Unveils Legislation to Curb Horse-Related Deaths
April 17, 2014 Himes Statement on ACA Enrollment
April 17, 2014 Newsletter: Budgets
April 15, 2014 Himes Unveils Legislation to Increase Oversight of Intelligence Agencies
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 10, 2014 Himes Statement on Vote Against Ryan Budget
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Connecticut House delegation, Governor Malloy in Call for Immediate Vote on Umployment Insurance
April 8, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Call a Vote on Unemployment Compensation Extension
April 8, 2014 Himes Statement on Senate Passage of Unemployment Insurance Extension
April 8, 2014 Himes Statement on Equal Pay Day
April 7, 2014 Gov. Malloy: Lesson From Super Storm Sandy --Connecticut's Transportation Infrastructure Needs "Hardening'
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Himes Statement on Anniversary of Connecticut Gun Law
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chair, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House Committee on Appropriations - Long Island Sound
April 2, 2014 Himes Statement on McCutcheon Court Decision
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Blog: This Week in Congress: March 31, 2014
March 27, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 27, 2014 Connecticut Delegation on State Minimum Wage Vote
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Let's Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform
March 25, 2014 Himes Reminds Taxpayers Making $58K or Less IRS Free File Available
March 23, 2014 The Stamford Times - Rep. Himes Addresses Questions in Town Hall Meeting
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 14, 2014 DeLauro, Himes, Esty Release Statements On FRA Report
March 13, 2014 Himes Pushes Effort to Force Vote on Unemployment Insurance
March 11, 2014 Delaney, Carney, and Himes Statement on Johnson-Crapo Housing Reform Agreement
March 10, 2014 Himes Statement on Metro North Death
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Himes Applauds Passage of Flood Insurance Cooperation
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
March 4, 2014 Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014
Feb. 27, 2014 Himes Joins Effort to Force Vote to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 27, 2014 Himes Announces $19.2 Billion in Medicare & Related Fraud Recovered For U.S. Taxpayers Over Last Five Years
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Gerald Culliton, Director of the Veterans Affiars Connecticut Healthcare System - West Haven VA IG
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 13, 2014 Himes Sponsors Legislation to Bring Tax Fairness to People Who Work in Two States
Feb. 12, 2014 Himes Applauds Progress on Biennial Budget Legislation
Feb. 10, 2014 Members Sign Resolution Supporting Democratic Aspirations of the People
Feb. 7, 2014 Himes Issues Statement on Federal Government Reaching the Debt Limit
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman House Financial Services Committee, and John Campbell, Chairman House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade - Hearing on Export-Import Bank
Feb. 5, 2014 Himes Calls on Conn. Officials to Help Shoreline Homeowners
Feb. 4, 2014 Himes Issues Statement on Governor Malloy's Plan to Raise Minimum Wage
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