Following their Democratic leaders, Connecticut lawmakers say focus should be on broad police reforms, not defunding.
The bill, however, did not contain more money for cities or states.
Republican challengers are struggling to raise money and win name recognition in a time of social distancing.
Himes has abandoned traditional duties to plead for hospital supplies and reach out in Spanish to his district’s hardest-hit residents.
Himes says the government must rush money to Americans on the “suffering frontier” of the coronavirus pandemic.
Blumenthal: ‘Congress’s doctor says 70 million to 150 million people would contract the COVID-19 in the United States.’
The coronavirus funding, three times more than the amount proposed by President Donald Trump, will give states $950 million.
Rep. Jim Himes attended a controversial briefing last week in which a senior U.S. intelligence official reportedly said Russia wants President Donald Trump re-elected.
Guests at the State of the Union speech have one thing in common – they are involved in issues high on the Connecticut lawmakers’ political agendas.
The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee has asked the State Department to reveal what it knew about allegations that Robert Hyde and others had placed Marie Yovanovitch under surveillance.
Pelosi chose seven members of the Intelligence and Judiciary committees, but skipped over Connecticut Rep. Jim Himes, a senior member of the Intelligence Committee.
The Democratic lawmakers say the administration has not adequately explained the reasons for its actions.
Connecticut’s lawmakers joined their Democratic colleagues Friday in questioning President Donald Trump’s reasons for killing Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.
Connecticut Democrats voted unanimously to bring President Donald Trump’s signature trade deal one step closer to implementation.
President Donald Trump has been formally impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives. Here’s a quick guide to what happened and what’s next in the impeachment process.