Representative Jim Himes's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 4, Democratic
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2/08/17 Letter to Donald Trump, President of the United States - Investigate Voter Suppression and Disenfranchisement in the 2016 Presidential Election 12/21/16 Letter to Donald Trump, President-Elect - Address Homegrown Extremism 12/01/16 Intelligence Authorization Passes House with Himes Support 12/01/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for the Total Elimination of the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System 10/16/16 This Makes Me Nervous 6/24/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development - Support LGBT Rights Around the World 6/15/16 Resilience in the Face of Adversity 5/24/16 Intelligence Authorization passes House with Himes' support 4/28/16 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act 4/21/16 Letter to the Hon. Dannel Malloy, Governor of Connecticut, the Hon. Bob Duff, Connecticut State Senate Majority Leader, and the Hon. Brendan Sharkey, Connecticut State Speaker of the House - Thanks for LGBT Stance 4/20/16 Frankel, Blumenthal, Schweikert, Deutch, Himes Unveil Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Human Trafficking 11/03/15 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel 7/17/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report 5/21/15 Carson, House Intelligence Committee Democrats Issue Statement on USA Freedom Act Urging Senate to Act 4/22/15 House Approves Intelligence Committee's Cyber Information-Sharing Legislation 3/03/15 Letter to King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques - Human Rights Advocacy 2/26/15 Fifty Years After Selma 1/19/15 Himes Honors the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1/01/15 Issue Position: Civil Rights 11/19/14 Himes Statement on USA FREEDOM Act 11/14/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Funding to Protect LGBT Human Rights Globally 7/02/14 Himes Statement on 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 4/15/14 Himes Unveils Legislation to Increase Oversight of Intelligence Agencies 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 8/26/13 Himes Celebrates 50th Anniversary of March on Washington 8/16/13 Himes Statement on Report NSA Violated Privacy Rules 7/31/13 Himes Congratulates Westport's James Comey as New FBI Director 7/26/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA 6/26/13 Himes Disappointed SCOTUS Ruled to Make Voting More Difficult 6/26/13 Voting Rights Act 6/18/13 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - Privacy Rights and National Security 6/06/13 Himes Statement on Verizon Phone Records 5/15/13 Freedom of the Press 5/01/13 Blog - Preventing Workplace Discrimination 1/24/13 Himes Joins Bill to Ban Assault Weapons, High-Capacity Magazines 9/07/12 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA 7/10/12 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA 11/03/11 Letter to Secretaries of State 11/02/11 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA 9/27/11 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General 6/29/11 Himes Records Video for "It Gets Better" LGBT Youth Campaign 2/15/11 Himes Statement on Vote against PATRIOT Act Reauthorization 10/10/08 Himes Applauds Supreme Court Decision Issue Position: Restoring the Constitution

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