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Jim Himes' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
July 21, 2014 Himes, Norwalk Officials and Labor Leaders Press for Long-Term Bridge, Road Funding
July 15, 2014 Himes Votes to Extend Highway Trust Fund
July 9, 2014 Let This House Work Its Will
June 10, 2014 Himes Opposes Inadequate Transportation-Housing Bill
April 30, 2014 Himes Joins President Obama in Calling for Minimum Wage Increase
April 8, 2014 Himes Statement on Senate Passage of Unemployment Insurance Extension
April 8, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Call a Vote on Unemployment Compensation Extension
April 8, 2014 Himes Statement on Equal Pay Day
March 27, 2014 Connecticut Delegation on State Minimum Wage Vote
Feb. 27, 2014 Himes Joins Effort to Force Vote to Raise Minimum Wage
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. 4, 2014 Himes Issues Statement on Governor Malloy's Plan to Raise Minimum Wage
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service - Clarification for Volunteer Departments
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
May 1, 2013 Blog - Preventing Workplace Discrimination
April 26, 2013 Preventing Workplace Discrimination
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
Feb. 13, 2013 Himes Statement on President's State of the Union Address
July 2, 2012 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Himes, DeLauro Announce Job Training and Housing Placement Grants for Veterans
June 8, 2012 CT Delegation Pledges to Assist Northrop Grumman Workers, Presses Company for Answers
June 7, 2012 CT Delegation Pledges to Assist Northrop Grumman Workers, Presses Company for Answers
March 7, 2012 Himes Helps Pass Anti-Dumping Provision to Protect American Jobs
Dec. 20, 2011 Himes Pushes House Republicans to Support Payroll Tax Cut, UI Compromise
Oct. 13, 2011 Urging Action on Jobs Legislation
Oct. 4, 2011 Nearly $10 Million Awarded For Job Training in Connecticut
Sept. 8, 2011 Himes Statement on President Obama's Jobs Speech
Sept. 6, 2011 Blog: This Week in Congress: September 6, 2011
Sept. 2, 2011 Blog: Visiting Local Small Manufacturers
June 17, 2010 Himes Helps Pass Bills to Improve Small Biz Lending
May 20, 2009 Job Creation Through Entrepreneurship Act of 2009
April 1, 2009 Grayson-Himes Pay For Performance Act Passes House
April 1, 2009 Pay for Performance Act
March 31, 2009 Himes Announces Recovery Act Middle-Class Tax Cut To Take Effect TOMORROW
Feb. 13, 2009 Himes Helps Pass Recovery Plan To Cut Taxes And Create Jobs
Feb. 10, 2009 Himes, New Dems Urge Strong Action On Economic Recovery Package
Jan. 27, 2009 Rep. Himes Votes To Send Fair Pay Bill To The President
Oct. 15, 2008 The Hour - Shays, Himes Split on Direction of Country
Sept. 1, 2008 Shays Applauds "Strong" Economy
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Women
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: The Economy and Jobs
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