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Jim Himes' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
April 17, 2014 Newsletter: Budgets
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
March 31, 2014 Blog: This Week in Congress: March 31, 2014
March 27, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 23, 2014 The Stamford Times - Rep. Himes Addresses Questions in Town Hall Meeting
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
Feb. 3, 2014 Blog: This Week in Congress: February 3, 2014
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 6, 2014 Blog: This Week in Congress: January 6, 2014
Jan. 6, 2014 Stamford Advocate - Himes advocates funding for AIDS cure
Dec. 19, 2013 Greenwich Post - Himes talks tough issues with seniors
Dec. 2, 2013 Himes, Lee Introduce Cure for AIDS Act
Dec. 1, 2013 The Weston Forum - Rule change increases mental health parity
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 8, 2013 Himes Announces New Rule Requiring Parity for Mental Health Services
Aug. 22, 2013 E-Newsletter: Affordable Health Insurance
Aug. 14, 2013 Eligible Families to Receive Average $5,548 in Instant Tax Credits for Health Insurance
Aug. 8, 2013 Get the Facts: New Insurance Exchanges Mean More Competition, Lower Prices, and Tax Breaks to Help Families Pay for Insurance
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
Sept. 27, 2012 Blog: Federal Grant Will Fund Dental Hygiene Scholarships at UB
June 26, 2012 Himes Announces $525,000 Grant for Norwalk Community Health Center
April 27, 2012 Himes Calls on GOP to Lower Student Loan Rates, Stop Partisan Games
April 2, 2012 Blog: National Autism Awareness Month
March 21, 2012 Health Care Reform: Two Years Later
March 14, 2012 The Hour - Himes Talks Business in SoNo
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Aug. 10, 2011 Himes Celebrates National Health Center Week with Southwest Community Health Center
Aug. 5, 2011 CT Lawmakers: Seniors Continue to See Benefits from Affordable Care Act: HHS Report Shows More Seniors Saving on Prescriptions, Taking Advantage of Free Screenings
June 30, 2011 On 45th Anniversary of the Program, Himes Continues to Protect Medicare
Jan. 6, 2011 Promoting the General Welfare
Dec. 22, 2010 Pass the 9/11 Health Benefits Bill
Dec. 22, 2010 Himes Statement on 9/11 Health and Compensation Act
Sept. 22, 2010 Himes Announces Key Health Reforms to Take Effect Tomorrow
Sept. 14, 2010 Thomas Sullivan, Commissioner Letter to the Honorable Thomas Sullivan, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Insurance
July 29, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
July 22, 2010 Himes Highlights Improved PTSD Care for Veterans
July 1, 2010 Himes Announces New Health Care Information Resource
June 29, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Thomas Sullivan, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Insurance
May 28, 2010 Tax Extenders Act of 2009
May 20, 2010 Himes Outlines More Good News for Small Businesses on Health Care Reform Tax Credits
March 21, 2010 Himes Statement On Passage Of Health Care Reform
March 20, 2010 Health Care Reform
March 20, 2010 Health Care Reform
March 19, 2010 New Analysis Confirms Health Care Reform Will Help Families And Businesses In Connecticut's 4th District
Feb. 26, 2010 Senate Inaction Holds Up Emergency Health Care, Unemployment Assistance, Transportation Funding
Feb. 24, 2010 Himes Votes To Restore Competition, Fairness In Health Insurance Markets
Feb. 18, 2010 Himes Says HHS Report Highlights Urgency Of Health Care Reform
Feb. 16, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Health And Human Services
Dec. 17, 2009 Himes Balances Economic Relief, Fiscal Responsibility
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