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Jim Himes' Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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: Social Security
April 17, 2014 Newsletter: Budgets
Feb. 27, 2014 Himes Announces $19.2 Billion in Medicare & Related Fraud Recovered For U.S. Taxpayers Over Last Five Years
Dec. 19, 2013 Greenwich Post - Himes talks tough issues with seniors
Aug. 8, 2013 Get the Facts: New Insurance Exchanges Mean More Competition, Lower Prices, and Tax Breaks to Help Families Pay for Insurance
May 10, 2013 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Award of $1.55 Million to Local Community Health Centers, 13 Centers Statewide Eligible to Benefit
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Oct. 9, 2012 DeLauro, Himes Applaud HUD Grant For Grant Street Senior Apartments
May 23, 2012 The Hour - Himes Addresses Seniors in Norwalk
May 10, 2012 Himes: Time for Action on Real Budget Plan
March 29, 2012 Himes Votes for Only Bipartisan Budget
Dec. 9, 2011 Himes, Blumenthal Announces $2.8 Million for Norwalk's Kingsway Senior Housing
Oct. 19, 2011 Himes Applauds First Social Security Increase in Two Years
June 28, 2011 GOP Voucher Plan Would Deny Medicare to 530,000 in Fourth District
April 15, 2011 Himes Votes Against Dangerous GOP Budget, Wants Plan Like Simpson-Bowles
Nov. 29, 2010 Himes Statement on Upcoming Fiscal Commission Recommendations
Oct. 18, 2010 Letter To the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
July 21, 2010 Social Security
May 28, 2010 Himes Continues Record of Fiscal Responsibility with Vote against $115 Billion Democratic Spending Plan
Nov. 20, 2009 Himes Supports "Doc Fix" Bill To Protect Seniors
Oct. 25, 2009 Himes Votes To Protect Medicare Beneficiaries From Higher Premiums
June 16, 2009 Fiscal Crises
Oct. 22, 2008 Connecticut Post - Himes Pledges Social Security Fix
Sept. 24, 2008 Bridgeport News - Himes ‘Shocked' by Shays' Views on Economy
Sept. 19, 2008 Stamford Advocate - Faltering Economy Fuels Rhetoric in 4th District Race
Sept. 18, 2008 Darien News-Review - "4th Congressional District Race Heats Up"
Sept. 12, 2008 Greenwich Post - "Himes Blasts Shays' Views On Economy"
Sept. 9, 2008 Protecting Social Security and Strengthening Retirement Security (Conn. Dem. Candidate Jim Himes)
Sept. 9, 2008 Stamford Times - "Himes speaks out on Social Security"
Aug. 25, 2008 Connecticut Post - "Shays confronts Himes over bridge repair"
July 23, 2008 Voices - In Oxford, Candidate Listens to Residents
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Social Security and Medicare
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Seniors & Social Security
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility
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