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.
The 114th Congress convenes in Washington Tuesday,
By STEPHEN SINGER, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Fresh off his election to a fourth term, Rep. Jim Himes faced opposition from liberals in his own party who lobbied against the former Goldman Sachs […]
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 […]