A number of Connecticut’s elected officials issued statements on the Congressional compromise on the debt ceiling and government shutdown.
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 […]
“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 […]
National and state officials responded Tuesday to the Supreme Court’s decision on voting rights legislation. See the statements some of them issued.
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 […]
After the Senate voted against advancing gun-control legislation, elected leaders and Newtown families reacted with disappointment.
“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 […]
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.
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.
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.