Representative James 'Jim' Himes's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 4, Democratic
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12/04/15 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Reject Attempts to Block Refugee Program in Omnibus Bill 11/19/15 Letter to Congressional Leadership - Bring a Clean Spending Bill to the Floor 11/18/15 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding 11/03/15 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel 10/28/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban 10/26/15 Gov. Malloy, Senator Blumenthal, Senator Murphy and Representative Himes Announce $10 Million Federal Tiger Award for New Barnum Station in Bridgeport 10/23/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling 10/07/15 DeLauro, Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes Announce $14 Million Federal Grant To The Workforce To Train Low-Income Individuals For Careers In Healthcare 10/07/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Bipartisan Priorities 10/01/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation 9/30/15 Situation in Syria 9/29/15 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Grant to Place Service Dogs with Wounded Veterans 9/29/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Peace Talks to End Syrian Civil War 9/28/15 Murphy, Himes Warn that 1,200 Low-Income Bridgeport Youth Will Lose Access to Vital Services with Government Shutdown 9/24/15 Congressional Delegation & Malloy Announce Federal Grants To Upgrade State's Unemployment Computer System, Continue Fraud Prevention Program 9/22/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House- Keep House in Session Until Shutdown Averted 9/22/15 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Val Doleini, Farm Service Agency Administrator - Dairy Insurance Program 9/22/15 Supports broader "E-Neva" Accords 9/22/15 Connecticut Delegation Announces $2.2 Million To Strengthen State Background Checks 9/21/15 Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, Himes Announce Federal Grant to Purchase Body Cameras in New Haven and Stamford 9/17/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Prevent Shutdown 9/16/15 Congressional Delegation Announces $6.2 Million to Expand & Improve Primary Care Services at Connecticut Community Health Centers 9/16/15 Himes: Don't Cut Life-Saving Prevention, Screening & Contraception Funding 9/15/15 Courtney Touts Federal Funds for Hartford Line Study on Transit-Oriented Development in Enfield 9/15/15 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Federal Funding to Combat Veteran Homelessness 9/15/15 CT Delegation & Malloy: CT Awarded Grant To Advance Economic Development Plans Across The Hartford Rail Line Corridor 9/15/15 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Asks For First Atlantic National Marine Monument 9/15/15 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman on Ways and Means Committee and Sander Levin, Ranking Member on Committee on Ways and Means - Restore Transit Tax Benefit 9/14/15 Himes to Bring von Arx as Guest for Papal Visit 9/14/15 Delegation & Gov. Malloy: Over 20 Connecticut Communities Receive Federal Grants That Will Support Second Chance Initiatives, Prevent Youth Substance Use 9/10/15 Joint Statement About The Hartford Rail Line 9/10/15 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds $1.4 Million In Federal Funds To Reduce Rape Kit Backlog 9/09/15 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Announces Federal Funds to Purchase 769 Bulletproof Vests in 41 Towns 9/02/15 Delegation Announces $375,000 To Train Teachers & Adults In Youth Mental Health First Aid 9/02/15 Letter to Lt. General Tom Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Adopt Dredged Material Management Plan 8/27/15 Connecticut Delegation Announces More Than $9 Million in Grants to Protect CT Families, Children from Lead Poisoning 8/27/15 Gov. Malloy & CT Delegation Announce that Connecticut is First State in America to End Chronic Veteran Homelessness 8/13/15 Congressman Jim Himes Statement on Support for Iran Nuclear Deal 8/12/15 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Federal Funds for Metro-North Danbury Branch Improvements 8/11/15 CT Delegation Applauds Nearly $3.7 Million Healthcare Award For CT Community Health Centers 7/31/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - End Family Detention Policy 7/30/15 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary for the Department of Treasury - Retain Hamilton on Ten Dollar Bill 7/29/15 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the United States Trade Representative - Trade Deal 7/28/15 Letter to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - Importance of Trade Enforcement 7/24/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader, and Steny Honyer, Minority Whip - Change to IPR in Innovation Act 7/23/15 DeLauro, Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes, Esty Announce Economic Development Award For Valley, Waterbury Area 7/23/15 Letter to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - Protection of Timely and Affordable Access to Medicines in TPP 7/23/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Department of Education Secretary - Ensuring LGBTQ Equality 7/17/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report 7/17/15 Jim Himes Calls Out Chris Christie over Offensive Comments about Kevin Sutherland