Representative James 'Jim' Himes's Public Statements


Full Name: James 'Jim' Himes
Current Office: U.S. House - 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)
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7/21/14 Himes, Norwalk Officials and Labor Leaders Press for Long-Term Bridge, Road Funding 7/15/14 Himes Votes to Extend Highway Trust Fund 7/09/14 Let This House Work Its Will 6/10/14 Himes Opposes Inadequate Transportation-Housing Bill 4/30/14 Himes Joins President Obama in Calling for Minimum Wage Increase 4/08/14 Himes Statement on Senate Passage of Unemployment Insurance Extension 4/08/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Call a Vote on Unemployment Compensation Extension 4/08/14 Himes Statement on Equal Pay Day 3/27/14 Connecticut Delegation on State Minimum Wage Vote 2/27/14 Himes Joins Effort to Force Vote to Raise Minimum Wage 2/06/14 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 2/04/14 Himes Issues Statement on Governor Malloy's Plan to Raise Minimum Wage 1/10/14 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service - Clarification for Volunteer Departments 7/09/13 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees 5/01/13 Blog - Preventing Workplace Discrimination 4/26/13 Preventing Workplace Discrimination 4/19/13 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding 2/13/13 Himes Statement on President's State of the Union Address 7/02/12 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Himes, DeLauro Announce Job Training and Housing Placement Grants for Veterans 6/08/12 CT Delegation Pledges to Assist Northrop Grumman Workers, Presses Company for Answers 6/07/12 CT Delegation Pledges to Assist Northrop Grumman Workers, Presses Company for Answers 3/07/12 Himes Helps Pass Anti-Dumping Provision to Protect American Jobs 12/20/11 Himes Pushes House Republicans to Support Payroll Tax Cut, UI Compromise 10/13/11 Urging Action on Jobs Legislation 10/04/11 Nearly $10 Million Awarded For Job Training in Connecticut 9/08/11 Himes Statement on President Obama's Jobs Speech 9/06/11 Blog: This Week in Congress: September 6, 2011 9/02/11 Blog: Visiting Local Small Manufacturers 6/17/10 Himes Helps Pass Bills to Improve Small Biz Lending 5/20/09 Job Creation Through Entrepreneurship Act of 2009 4/01/09 Grayson-Himes Pay For Performance Act Passes House 4/01/09 Pay for Performance Act 3/31/09 Himes Announces Recovery Act Middle-Class Tax Cut To Take Effect TOMORROW 2/13/09 Himes Helps Pass Recovery Plan To Cut Taxes And Create Jobs 2/10/09 Himes, New Dems Urge Strong Action On Economic Recovery Package 1/27/09 Rep. Himes Votes To Send Fair Pay Bill To The President 10/15/08 The Hour - Shays, Himes Split on Direction of Country 9/01/08 Shays Applauds "Strong" Economy 1/01/12 Issue Position: Women 1/01/12 Issue Position: The Economy and Jobs