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Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare’s open enrollment period is now underway and will extend until December 7. Click here for more information on how to check your coverage, compare plans, and enroll in a new plan.

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Recovering From Hurricane Sandy

As CT recovers from Hurricane Sandy, my office stands ready to help every constituent.  Click here for information about where to get help, how to apply, and avoiding scams.

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Constituent Services

If you're having trouble getting answers from any federal agency, my staff in Connecticut can help.

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Protecting Medicare

I am a strong supporter of the Social Security and Medicare programs... These programs have done enormous good for generations, and we must do everything we can to ensure that they remain intact for generations to come.

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The Federal Budget

Watch my recent town hall presentation about the federal budget. You can also read my statement on the Republican budget proposal or watch me discuss budgeting on Face the State.  For more information, please click here to read my guide to the federal budget.

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Preserving History

I am participating in the Veterans History Project, an initiative of the Library Congress, by helping collect the stories of veterans who served in a time of war. To learn more, please call my office or...

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This Week in Congress: December 10, 2012

Dec 10, 2012

This week, the House will consider nine bills, ranging from defense to government accountability. Legislation under consideration this week includes: Motion to go to Conference on H.R. 4310: appoints conferees on the National Defense Authorization...

This Week in Congress: December 3, 2012

Dec 3, 2012

This week, the House will consider nine bills, ranging from immigration to patent law. Legislation under consideration this week includes: Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act (H.R. 5817): eliminates the requirement that financial institutions...

This Week in Congress: November 26, 2012

Nov 26, 2012

This week, the House will consider 15 bills, ranging from emergency preparedness to veterans. Legislation under consideration this week includes: Mandatory Operational Control Reporting and Performance Measures Act of 2012 (H.R. 6025): requires the...

This Week in Congress: November 13, 2012

Nov 14, 2012

This week, the House will consider 10 bills, ranging from energy to trade. Legislation under consideration this week includes: H.R. 6190: prohibits the EPA from preventing the distribution, sale, and consumption of over-the-counter inhalers that use...

Federal Grant Will Fund Dental Hygiene Scholarships at UB

Sep 27, 2012

The University of Bridgeport Fones School of Dental Hygiene has received a $645,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program. These grants help schools provide scholarships for...

Dec 10, 2012

Himes Records PSA to Share Disaster Assistance Info

Reminds constituents to apply for FEMA aid in the wake of Hurricane Sandy

Dec 7, 2012

Himes Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Gay Marriage Cases

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement today regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear cases challenging California’s Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in that state, and the constitutionality...

Dec 4, 2012

Himes Acts to Force Vote on Middle Income Tax Cuts

Says we all agree on middle class cuts and should vote now

Nov 30, 2012

Himes Submits Testimony on Effects of Sandy

Special Senate hearing gathers information on damage and recovery efforts to improve continued response

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Facts About the 4th

Economy & Jobs

The fourth district's exports to China grew 656% from 2002 to 2011. Exports to the rest of the world grew 98% in that period.