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April 16, 2021

Bridgeport, CT— Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced the creation of two summer internships that provide stipends for students who have demonstrated financial need.  The Kevin J.

April 15, 2021

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on newly announced sanctions on Russian entities and individuals:

April 14, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement on President Biden’s decision to withdraw all U.S. forces from Afghanistan by September 11th, 2021.  

April 8, 2021

Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced the Small Business Administration’s Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) Program will begin accepting applications today, Thursday, April 8th. SVOG allocates $16 billion for local theaters and entertainment venues to cover expenses including payroll, rent, utilities.

April 2, 2021

Today, we as a Capitol Hill community and a nation mourn the loss of United States Capitol Police Officer William Evans. All of our thoughts are with his family and loved ones in the face of this terrible tragedy.

April 2, 2021

Norwalk, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk and the Ferguson Library in Stamford have been named as finalists for Institute of Museum and Library Services’ (IMLS) 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.  

April 1, 2021

Fairfield, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) joined Sacred Heart University faculty and staff to announce that the university will receive $1,449,251 from the National Science Foundation to increase the number of graduates who will teach STEM in priority-needs school.

March 25, 2021

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Congressman Jim Himes joined Americares President and CEO Christine Squires yesterday to announce a $2.6 million grant awarded to Americares from the U.S.

March 25, 2021

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) chaired a hearing by the National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Financial Services entitled “Ending Exploitation: How the Financial System Can Work to Dismantle the Business of Human Trafficking.”

March 18, 2021

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield received a $20,000 Arts Projects grant from the National Endowments for the Arts, funding the production costs for their exhibit “52 Women Artists: Revisiting a Feminist Milestone.”