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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
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 4
Primary Aug. 12, 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
Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility and Taxes
May 9, 2014 Himes Statement on Vote Against Unpaid-for Research & Development Tax Credit
March 25, 2014 Himes Reminds Taxpayers Making $58K or Less IRS Free File Available
Feb. 13, 2014 Himes Sponsors Legislation to Bring Tax Fairness to People Who Work in Two States
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform
Jan. 2, 2013 Himes Statement on Fiscal Cliff Agreement
Dec. 4, 2012 Himes Acts to Force Vote on Middle Income Tax Cuts
Nov. 21, 2012 The Greenwich Post - Himes: A "Fiscal Ramp,' Not a "Cliff'
Sept. 5, 2012 Minuteman News Center - Himes Talks Pensions, Unions; Congressman Meets with Firefighters
May 18, 2012 Minuteman News Center - Himes Backs Bill to Reduce Double Taxation of Occasional Commuters
May 17, 2012 Himes Applauds Effort to Reduce Double Taxation of Occasional Commuters
April 18, 2012 Himes Praises Conrad Budget
April 12, 2012 Himes Cosponsors Bill to Make IRS Free File Program Permanent
Feb. 9, 2012 Himes Votes to Expedite Payroll Tax Deal
Dec. 20, 2011 Himes Pushes House Republicans to Support Payroll Tax Cut, UI Compromise
Nov. 16, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Douglas H. Shulman, Commissioner Internal Revenue Service
Nov. 9, 2011 Himes Urges IRS to Extend Tax Filing Deadline for Businesses Impacted by Snow Storm
Sept. 8, 2011 Himes Statement on President Obama's Jobs Speech
July 13, 2011 The Debt Ceiling
Dec. 14, 2010 Himes Applauds Senate Action on Tax Compromise
Dec. 8, 2010 Himes Expresses Support for Tax Compromise
May 28, 2010 Tax Extenders Act of 2009
April 27, 2010 Himes Votes To Block 2011 Congressional Pay Raise, Gives Back $90K In Operational Expenses To Taxpayers
April 13, 2010 Tax Day Highlights New Tax Relief For Connecticut Families
Dec. 9, 2009 Tax Extenders Act Of 2009
June 1, 2009 Himes Announces $85 Million In Recovery Investment Funds Awarded To Norwalk-Based GE Capital
April 2, 2009 Himes Statement On Passage Of Budget
March 31, 2009 Himes Announces Recovery Act Middle-Class Tax Cut To Take Effect TOMORROW
Feb. 24, 2009 Connecticut Needs American Recovery And Reinvestment Act
Feb. 17, 2009 Himes Meets With Stamford Chamber To Highlight Tax Cuts And Investment Incentives In Recovery Bill
Feb. 6, 2009 Job Loss Numbers Highlight Importance Of EITC
Nov. 5, 2008 The Hour - Himes Wins in Upset Over Shays
Oct. 15, 2008 Connecticut Post - Shays, Himes Clash in First Two Debates
Sept. 19, 2008 Stamford Advocate - Faltering Economy Fuels Rhetoric in 4th District Race
Sept. 5, 2008 Himes Says Shays is "Fundamentally Wrong" on Economy
May 29, 2008 Darien News-Review - Himes Speaks Out On Pump Problems
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility and Taxes
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