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Jim Himes' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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 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 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
March 13, 2014 Himes Pushes Effort to Force Vote on Unemployment Insurance
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 3, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Announce $9.8 Million in Home Heating Relief
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 28, 2014 Himes Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty
Jan. 10, 2014 Himes Issues Statement on Inaction on Unemployment Insurance Extension
Dec. 17, 2013 Blog: Extending Much-Needed Relief for Struggling Families
Sept. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act, Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act, and Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
July 12, 2013 Himes Statement on Farm Bill Excluding SNAP
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
Jan. 10, 2013 Himes Announces $138,000 for Greenwich, Norwalk Housing Authorities
Sept. 13, 2012 Himes Opposes GOP Bill to Stall Deficit-Reduction Deal
May 9, 2012 Delegation Members Announce $1.1 Million to Help Disadvantaged Students in Connecticut Pursue a College Education
Jan. 19, 2012 Connecticut Delegation Announces Release of LIHEAP Funds
Dec. 20, 2011 Himes Pushes House Republicans to Support Payroll Tax Cut, UI Compromise
Dec. 7, 2011 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2011
Sept. 8, 2011 Himes Statement on President Obama's Jobs Speech
Dec. 14, 2010 Himes Applauds Senate Action on Tax Compromise
Dec. 8, 2010 Himes Expresses Support for Tax Compromise
Nov. 18, 2010 Extend Unemployment Benefits
Aug. 10, 2010 Himes Returns to Washington to Save Teaching Jobs
Feb. 10, 2009 Himes, New Dems Urge Strong Action On Economic Recovery Package
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