Himes Backs 'Fast Track' Trade Authority Rep. Jim Himes has announced his support for legislation giving President Barack Obama authority to negotiate trade agreements approved or rejected by Congress without amendments.
114th Congress ConvenesThe 114th Congress convenes in Washington Tuesday,
Progressive Dems Oppose Himes For Leadership Post
Connecticut's Elected Officials React To Capitol CompromiseA number of Connecticut's elected officials issued statements on the Congressional compromise on the debt ceiling and government shutdown.
Cong. Himes On The Compromise
Rep. Himes On Marriage Equality Decision
Officials React To Supreme Court Voting Rights DecisionNational and state officials responded Tuesday to the Supreme Court's decision on voting rights legislation. See the statements some of them issued.
Congressman Himes Reaction To Court Decision
Connecticut Reactions To The Senate VoteAfter the Senate voted against advancing gun-control legislation, elected leaders and Newtown families reacted with disappointment.
Congressman Himes On Senate Vote
Sequester Will Close Towers At Six Airports In StateMembers 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.
Himes Wins Third TermCongressman 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.