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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
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
Aug. 22, 2013 E-Newsletter: Affordable Health Insurance
Aug. 16, 2013 Himes Statement on Report NSA Violated Privacy Rules
Aug. 14, 2013 Eligible Families to Receive Average $5,548 in Instant Tax Credits for Health Insurance
Aug. 14, 2013 E-Newsletter: Making College More Affordable
Aug. 14, 2013 White House Study Shows Immigration Reform Would Boost GDP by $1.4 Trillion
Aug. 9, 2013 Himes Statement on President Obama's Plans to Reform Surveillance Programs
Aug. 9, 2013 Himes Statement on President Obama Signing Student Loan Certainty Act
Aug. 8, 2013 Get the Facts: New Insurance Exchanges Mean More Competition, Lower Prices, and Tax Breaks to Help Families Pay for Insurance
Aug. 8, 2013 CT Delegation Statement on $1.3 Million Sandy Relief Grant for Small Business Development
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, House of Representatives - Immigration Reform
Aug. 2, 2013 Himes Statement on Nomination of Commissioner Linda Schwartz to Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Department of Homeland Security Secretary - Urban Area Security Initiative Funding
July 31, 2013 Himes Congratulates Westport's James Comey as New FBI Director
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 25, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes Announce EPA Grant To Study And Improve Water Quality At Norwalk Harbor
July 19, 2013 Himes Applauds Approval of $72 Million for Sandy Recovery
July 18, 2013 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran
July 17, 2013 Westfaironline.com - Himes, No Labels to Unveil Legislation Package
July 16, 2013 Himes Statement on Confirmation of Richard Cordray to CFPB
July 12, 2013 DeLauro, Larson, Himes Applaud Over $3.2 Million in Federal Grants to Help End Veterans' Homelessness
July 12, 2013 Himes Statement on Farm Bill Excluding SNAP
July 11, 2013 Himes Urges Support for Flood Mitigation Projects
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
July 10, 2013 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 27, 2013 Himes Releases Video Supporting Senate Immigration Plan
June 26, 2013 Himes Disappointed SCOTUS Ruled to Make Voting More Difficult
June 26, 2013 Himes Statement on Supreme Court Overturning the Defense of Marriage Act, Proposition 8
June 26, 2013 Voting Rights Act
June 24, 2013 Blog: Rebuilding our Transportation Infrastructure
June 20, 2013 Himes Helps Stop $20 Billion Cut to Food Stamps
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Sally Jewell, Department of the Interior - Wild Horse and Burro Program
June 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property
June 18, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - Privacy Rights and National Security
June 14, 2013 Larson Introduces Bill to Honor Sacrifice of First Responders Killed in the Line of Duty
June 10, 2013 MTA Responds to Murphy, Blumenthal, Himes Call for Safety Upgrades, Thorough Investigation
June 6, 2013 Himes Statement on Verizon Phone Records
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
May 29, 2013 CTPost - Blumenthal, Murphy Call for Rail Trust Fund
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 23, 2013 Himes Announces $2.5 Million in Grants to Bridgeport for Lead Removal
May 21, 2013 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster General - Postal Reform Legislation
May 17, 2013 SEC Regulatory Accountability Act
May 15, 2013 Freedom of the Press
May 10, 2013 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Award of $1.55 Million to Local Community Health Centers, 13 Centers Statewide Eligible to Benefit
May 10, 2013 Himes, Bridgeport Housing Authority Workers, Tenants Decry Sequester Cuts
May 3, 2013 Himes Tours Sandy Recovery in Bridgeport and Stamford
May 1, 2013 Blog - Preventing Workplace Discrimination
April 30, 2013 Letter to Secretary LaHood - Keep State's Air Traffic Control Towers Open
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