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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...

Aug 29, 2014

Himes, Rilling Visit Nathaniel Ely Head Start Program in Norwalk

NORWALK, CT - Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling visited the Head Start program at the Nathaniel Ely Elementary School this morning to highlight the importance of investing in early childhood education. The Head Start...

Aug 28, 2014

Himes Highlights Ridgefield Theater’s Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities

RIDGEFIELD, CT—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and First Selectman Rudy Marconi today toured the Prospector Theater, a new, nonprofit movie theater that is dedicated to providing job training and employment for adults with disabilities. Himes’ visit to...

Aug 27, 2014

Himes: Export-Import Bank Critical to CT Competitiveness

FAIRFIELD, CT—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today visited Bigelow Tea, the largest American producer of specialty teas, to highlight the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s vital role in helping companies in Southwest Connecticut create jobs and grow their...

Aug 27, 2014

Himes, Malloy, Martin Celebrate Reopening of Wright Tech

$90 million renovation complete as 145 students enter inaugural freshman class

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