Today, the House of Representatives passed HR 2, the Moving Forward Act. This bill will provide the funding to reduce both traffic congestion and dangerous greenhouse gas emissions and enable America to remain competitive in a global economy where many of our rivals are out-investing us in infrastructure.
Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Child First will receive a $3 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. Child First is an evidence-based, two-generation, home-based trauma and mental health intervention that heals and protects young children and families who have experienced trauma and adversity.
Bridgeport, CT — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) will host in the following public event open to the press on Thursday, May 28th.
Shelton, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that the Recovery Network of Programs (RNP) will receive a $4 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. RNP is a behavioral healthcare organization that has been providing comprehensive services, including housing, substance use and mental health treatment for forty-eight years.
Bridgeport, CT — Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that he has been named to the Bipartisan Northeast Congressional COVID-19 Regional Recovery Taskforce. The taskforce is charged with advising and coordinating how to best move states in the Northeast toward eventual reopening and preparation for future waves of COVID-19.
Bridgeport, CT – Today Congressman Himes released the following statement on the ongoing negotiations to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program and provide additional support to American families, workers, and small businesses:
Greenwich, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that colleges and universities in Southwest Connecticut will receive a total of $37,855,848 from the newly created Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. Half of this fund, $18,927,926, is specifically designated for emergency cash grants to eligible students in need of assistance.
We face an economic crisis unlike anything we as a country have ever experienced. Americans have dire and immediate concerns: What will happen to my job? How can I pay my rent or mortgage, afford health care or even put food on the table for my family? Today, I voted to provide immediate relief to alleviate the potential for economic catastrophe.
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