Representative Jim Himes's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 4, Democratic
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6/06/17 Murphy, Blumenthal, Delauro, Larson, Himes, Esty Applaud $450K in Brownfield Funding 3/30/17 Letter to the Hon. Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations, the Hon. Betty McCollum, Ranking Member - Funding to Protect Wetlands 11/16/16 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Federal EPA Grants for Community Organizations Working to Protect Long Island Sound 10/31/16 Letter to the Honorable Jim Inhofe, Chairman of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Honorable Barbara Boxer, Ranking Member of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Honorable Bill Shuster, Chairman of the Committee on Transportation, the Honorable Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation, the Honorable Rob Bishop, Chairman of the Committee on Natural Resources, and the Honorable Raul Grijalva, Ranking Member of the Committee on Natural Resources - Call to Retain Restoration Subtitle S.2848 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 10/18/16 Letter to the Hon. Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Support for Final Designation of Open-Water Disposal Sites 9/22/16 Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes Announce Nearly $500,000 for the Maritime Aquarium to Address Climate Change 8/04/16 Connecticut Delegation Urges President Obama to Designate New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts as First Ever Atlantic Marine National Monument 7/20/16 Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, Himes, Esty Announce $2.9 Million in Federal Grants to Protect Naugatuck Valley Families from Lead Poisoning 7/18/16 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Connecticut And Rhode Island Congressional Delegations Write To EPA In Support Of Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site 7/14/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Maine Congressional Delegation Calls for Continued Public Engagement on Draft Northeast Ocean Plan 7/08/16 Connecticut Delegation Praises EPA Final Rule For Use Of The Central And Western Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Sites 5/20/16 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds $1.2 Million In Federal EPA Grants For Brownfields Clean-Up 4/29/16 Connecticut Delegation Applauds House Committee Passing Legislation Intended To Prevent The Sale Of Plum Island 4/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On the Paris Climate Agreement 4/01/16 Menendez, Booker Join Colleagues, Former Members of Congress in Filing Amicus Brief in Support of President Obama's Clean Power Plan 3/30/16 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strong Support for EPA Plan to Reduce Nitrogen in Long Island Sound 2/11/16 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluate Risks of Powerful Herbicide Before Reapproved 1/01/16 Issue Position: Energy and Environment 1/01/16 Issue Position: The Environment 1/01/16 Issue Position: The Environment 9/15/15 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Asks For First Atlantic National Marine Monument 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 5/29/15 DeLauro, Blumenthal, Murphy, Larson, Himes, Esty Announce Federal Grants For The Cleanup And Assessment Of Brownfields Sites In Bridgeport, Stratford, East Hartford And Meriden 5/29/15 Himes, Finch applaud EPA grants to clean up hazardous sites in Bridgeport area 5/01/15 Himes Opposes Republican Cuts to Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Programs 4/02/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Presidential Disaster Declaration From Blizzard 3/31/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change 3/19/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain 2/26/15 Himes Earns High Marks for Pro-Environment Record 11/19/14 Connecticut Delegation Applauds 14 Grants to Support Preservation and Restoration of Long Island Sound 11/19/14 Connecticut Delegation Applauds 14 Grants To Support Preservation And Restoration Of Long Island Sound 9/30/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Taking Immediate Action to Protect Pollinators 7/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues 7/02/14 E-Newsletter: It's Hurricane Season - Are You Prepared? 6/30/14 Himes, Blumenthal, Murphy Applaud $30 Million Grant for South Norwalk 6/30/14 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 6/18/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash 6/05/14 Murphy, Blumenthal, Himes, and Finch Applaud Sandy Recovery and Resiliency Efforts 6/05/14 Himes, Blumenthal, Murphy, and Finch Applaud $10 Million Grant for Sandy Recovery and Resiliency Efforts 6/03/14 Himes Statement on Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution from Power Plants 4/07/14 Gov. Malloy: Lesson From Super Storm Sandy --Connecticut's Transportation Infrastructure Needs "Hardening' 4/02/14 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chair, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House Committee on Appropriations - Long Island Sound 3/05/14 Himes Applauds Passage of Flood Insurance Cooperation 2/20/14 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) 2/05/14 Himes Calls on Conn. Officials to Help Shoreline Homeowners 2/03/14 Blog: This Week in Congress: February 3, 2014 1/31/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation 1/13/14 Blog: This Week in Congress: January 13, 2014 1/01/14 Issue Position: The Environment 1/01/14 Issue Position: Energy and Environment

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