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This Week in Congress: July 28, 2014

Jul 28, 2014

This week, the House is expected to consider at least 24 bills, ranging from muscular dystrophy research to sanctions on North Korea.   Legislation under consideration this week includes: Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act (H.R. 935): This bill amends...

This Week in Congress: July 21, 2014

Jul 21, 2014

This week, the House is expected to consider 28 bills, ranging from a series of bills targeting human trafficking to some designed to improve the student loan program. Legislation under consideration this week includes: STELA Reauthorization Act, as...

This Week in Congress: July 14, 2014

Jul 14, 2014

  This week, the House is expected to consider at least 14 bills, ranging from expanding grants for STEM education to naming post offices. Legislation under consideration this week includes: The STEM Education Act (H.R. 5031): This bill expands the...

This Week in Congress: July 7, 2014

Jul 7, 2014

Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act (H.R. 1528): This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to clarify that veterinarians are not required to have separate registrations to dispense controlled substances outside of their principal place of business...

This Week in Congress: June 23, 2014

Jun 23, 2014

This week, the House is expected to consider 17 bills, ranging from autism research and care to intelligence programs.   Legislation under consideration this week includes: Reliable Home Heating Act (S. 2086): This bill authorizes state governors to...

Feb 27, 2015

Himes Demands Vote on Long-Term Homeland Security Funding

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today urged the House Republican majority to pass a clean bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the fiscal year. “Our country can't afford to keep stumbling from one...

Feb 26, 2015

Himes Earns High Marks for Pro-Environment Record

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) ranks among the most pro-environment legislators in Congress, according to the League of Conservation Voters’ (LCV) 2014 National Environmental Scorecard. Himes earned a grade of 94 percent for his work in...

Feb 19, 2015

Himes Visits Norwalk Early College Academy

IBM-affiliated academy is Connecticut’s first innovative P-TECH model school

Feb 6, 2015

Himes Kicks Off Sixth Annual “Valentines for Vets” Program

RIDGEFIELD, CT—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) joined students at Veterans Park Elementary School in Ridgefield this morning to participate in his sixth annual “Valentines for Vets” program.  The program collects valentines made by Fourth District...

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There are 184 public and charter schools serving the K - 12 students in the seventeen towns of the fourth district.