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Connecticut’s Elected Officials React To Capitol Compromise

A number of Connecticut’s elected officials issued statements on the Congressional compromise on the debt ceiling and government shutdown.

10/16/2013

Jim Himes (Courtesy Congressional Office)

Cong. Himes On The Compromise

Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement regarding the bipartisan deal to open the government and raise the debt limit. “I’m pleased that we have averted a default on the United States’ obligations and […]

10/16/2013

Rep. Himes On Marriage Equality Decision

“I am extremely pleased that the Supreme Court sided with equality and fairness by overturning the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act and dismissing the Prop 8 case. Today, the Supreme Court righted a grievous historical […]

06/26/2013

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Officials React To Supreme Court Voting Rights Decision

National and state officials responded Tuesday to the Supreme Court’s decision on voting rights legislation. See the statements some of them issued.

06/25/2013

Congressman Himes Reaction To Court Decision

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement today regarding the decision by the Supreme Court of the United States to overturn a portion of the Voting Rights Act. Their ruling guts a key […]

06/25/2013

Connecticut Senators Blumenthal, Murphy, Sandy Hook family members (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Connecticut Reactions To The Senate Vote

After the Senate voted against advancing gun-control legislation, elected leaders and Newtown families reacted with disappointment.

04/17/2013

Jim Himes (Courtesy Congressional Office)

Congressman Himes On Senate Vote

“I am outraged that the Senate failed to pass this commonsense legislation. With more than 90% of Americans supporting background checks, it is simply unfathomable that this obvious legislation did not garner the needed votes […]

04/17/2013

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Sequester Will Close Towers At Six Airports In State

Members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation say the budget cuts required by the sequester which took effect Friday will mean closing of six air traffic control towers in Connecticut in a month.

03/06/2013

Jim Himes (Courtesy Congressional Office)

Himes Wins Third Term

Congressman Jim Himes has won re-election to represent Connecticut’s 4th District, which includes wealthy towns in Fairfield County and Bridgeport, the state’s largest city.

11/06/2012

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Hearing Set On Planned Closing Of Social Security Office

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators and a congressman have set a hearing to air concerns about a plan to close a busy Social Security Administration office in Fairfield County.

01/17/2012

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