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Jim Himes' Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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: Transportation
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Transportation
July 3, 2014 Gov. Malloy, Members of Conn. Congressional Delegation Meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx
June 10, 2014 Rebuilding Our Intrastructure
June 10, 2014 Hartford Courant- Esty, Himes Critical of "Inadequate" Transportation Infrastructure Act
June 9, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 21, 2014 House Committee Passes Portion Of Rail Safety Enforcement Act
May 6, 2014 DeLauro, Himes, Esty, Maloney Unveil Comprehensive Rail Safety Bill
May 6, 2014 Himes, DeLauro, Esty, Maloney Unveil Comprehensive Rail Safety Bill
April 28, 2014 CT, NY Representatives Announce Plans to Introduce Rail Safety Legislation
April 7, 2014 Gov. Malloy: Lesson From Super Storm Sandy --Connecticut's Transportation Infrastructure Needs "Hardening'
March 14, 2014 DeLauro, Himes, Esty Release Statements On FRA Report
March 10, 2014 Himes Statement on Metro North Death
Feb. 2, 2014 Himes Statement on Gov. Malloy's Announced Metro-North Upgrades
Jan. 28, 2014 Himes Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 24, 2014 Himes Statement on Metro North Standstill
Jan. 6, 2014 Blog: This Week in Congress: January 6, 2014
Dec. 3, 2013 Blog: This Week in Congress: December 2, 2013
Dec. 2, 2013 Himes Statement on Metro-North Derailment
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Sept. 25, 2013 Himes Statement on Metro North Service Stoppage, Electrical Outage
June 24, 2013 Blog: Rebuilding our Transportation Infrastructure
June 10, 2013 MTA Responds to Murphy, Blumenthal, Himes Call for Safety Upgrades, Thorough Investigation
May 29, 2013 CTPost - Blumenthal, Murphy Call for Rail Trust Fund
April 30, 2013 Letter to Secretary LaHood - Keep State's Air Traffic Control Towers Open
April 8, 2013 Connecticut Delegation Issues Statement On FAA Decision To Delay Closure Of Air Traffic Control Towers
Aug. 2, 2012 Delegation Announces More than $3 Million in Grants for Connecticut Infrastructure
June 29, 2012 Himes Praises Legislation to Invest in Transportation, Prevent Student Loan Rates from Doubling
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Daniel K. Inouye, Thad Cochran, Harold Rogers, Norman D. Dicks - Members of House and Senate Appropriations Committee
Oct. 31, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, The President of the United States
Oct. 25, 2011 Jobs Legislation
Oct. 20, 2011 Himes Says New Report Highlights Need to Invest in Transportation
Oct. 17, 2011 Delegation Applauds $2.6 Million in Transportation Grants to Connecticut
May 9, 2011 Connecticut Delegation Statement on $30 Million Awarded for High Speed Rail
May 4, 2011 Himes Praises Final Matching Funds for Norwalk Pulse Point Project
April 14, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation; and the Honorable Joseph Szabo, Administrator, Federal Railroad
March 31, 2011 FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011
March 15, 2011 Rep. Carney Praises USDOT Decision Regarding Northeast Rail Funding
March 4, 2011 Letter to the Ray LaHood, Secretary, US Department of Transportation - Re-Program High-Speed Rail from Florida to Northeast Corridor
Nov. 22, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Ray LaHood Secretary of Transportation
Aug. 6, 2010 Letter to Secretary LaHood and Administrator Szabo
July 30, 2010 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011
July 14, 2010 Telework Improvements Act of 2010
June 28, 2010 President Signs Cruise Ship Safety Bill into Law
May 14, 2010 Himes Changes House Travel Policy to Save Taxpayer Money
Feb. 26, 2010 Senate Inaction Holds Up Emergency Health Care, Unemployment Assistance, Transportation Funding
June 12, 2009 DeLauro, Himes Statement On Sikorsky Airport Crash
June 11, 2009 Himes Responds To FAA Court Ruling
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