Entries Tagged as 'Jim Himes'
April 17th, 2017 · No Comments · News and Events
April 13th, 2017 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Dogged by state finances and poor approval ratings, Democratic Governor Dan Malloy announced on Thursday he will not seek another four-year term in 2018. This announcement will trigger a series of decisions by would-be candidates for statewide office be it governor or other constitutional positions such as comptroller and lieutenant governor.
Questioning FBI Director Comey, Himes Morphs Into Jeff Daniels, ‘Most Honest Three Minutes In Television’
March 20th, 2017 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics
Congressman Jim Himes, a member of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, had a starring role Monday questioning James Comey on a day the FBI director announced an ongoing federal investigation into Donald Trump’s political operatives colluding with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election. Himes’ latest appearance resembles actor Jeff Daniels’ Will McAvoy role in […]
February 23rd, 2017 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events
Is the bar so low for Donald Trump’s presidency that it’s caused a perverted form of Stockholm Syndrome for a majority of Americans? Will just a mundane act be perceived as an astonishing accomplishment? Wednesday night Congressman Jim Himes greeted a passionately friendly crowd in a packed City Council Chambers to address their fears about […]
February 23rd, 2017 · 11 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
City fiscal examiner John Marshall Lee Tuesday night encouraged City Council members to step up their watchdog roles in the city budget process. From Lee: Three weeks ago Kenneth Flatto, City Finance Director, sent out the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for FY 2016 as required along with his letter to us all before the […]
February 20th, 2017 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events
Wanna vent about Donald Trump? Praise Donald Trump? Health care, immigration, jobs, housing, taxes, infrastructure on your mind? Here’s your chance to sound off to Democratic Congressman Jim Himes at a constituent town hall meeting Wednesday, 6:30pm in City Council Chambers.
February 15th, 2017 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment
All this talk about sanctuary cities has Bridgeport policy wonk Jeff Kohut thinking about a broader approach. He writes, “If Congressman Jim Himes (a vocal critic of Trump Administration immigration policy) and the Democratic political apparatus of the Fourth District is serious about resisting injustices threatened against benign immigrants by the Trump Administration, then the […]
February 14th, 2017 · 8 Comments · News and Events
Congressman Jim Himes on Tuesday released the following statement on Michael Flynn’s resignation as National Security Adviser: “The Administration is portraying Michael Flynn’s resignation purely as a result of his misleading the Vice President and therefore the end of the story, urging us to move on to other issues as quickly as possible. But this […]
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