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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
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: Energy & Environment
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Iraq and the Middle East
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Nuclear Proliferation
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs and Defense
Issue Position: Restoring the Constitution
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Economy and Jobs
Issue Position: Fiscal Discipline
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility and Taxes
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Issue Position: Energy Independence
Issue Position: Government Accountability
Issue Position: Financial Services
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Internet Policy
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Reproductive Rights
Issue Position: Veterans' Issues
Issue Position: Environment
July 3, 2014 Gov. Malloy, Members of Conn. Congressional Delegation Meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx
June 30, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations - Plum Island
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 19, 2014 Letter to Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Senator Durbin and Senator Cornyn - Confirmation of Linda Shwartz to the VA
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 11, 2014 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
June 10, 2014 Hartford Courant- Esty, Himes Critical of "Inadequate" Transportation Infrastructure Act
June 10, 2014 Rebuilding Our Intrastructure
June 9, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
June 5, 2014 Himes, Blumenthal, Murphy, and Finch Applaud $10 Million Grant for Sandy Recovery and Resiliency Efforts
June 5, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal, Himes, and Finch Applaud Sandy Recovery and Resiliency Efforts
June 3, 2014 Himes Statement on Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution from Power Plants
May 30, 2014 House Overwhelmingly Passes Intel Authorization with Key Himes Amendments
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture- Protect Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
May 29, 2014 Himes Calls for Secretary Shinseki to Step Down
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Concerns
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