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Himes Announces Requests for Transportation & Infrastructure and Community Project Funding

April 29, 2021 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT— Today, Representative Jim Himes (CT-04) announced the final list of projects he will submit for funding through both the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Member-Designated Projects process and Appropriations Committee Community Project Funding (CPF) process.

Himes introduces National Green Bank Act

April 19, 2021 Press Release
Green Bank would ease financing for green energy, infrastructure projects

Washington, DC— Today, Representative Jim Himes (CT-04) introduced the National Green Bank Act.  A National Green Bank would help establish and fund green banks across the country to make the investments necessary to pave the way to a sustainable future.

Himes Creates Two Paid Summer Internships to Support Students with Financial Need

April 16, 2021 Press Release
Applications Accepted Until April 30th

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.

Himes Calls for Stronger Cyber Response from Biden Administration

April 15, 2021 Press Release

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

Rep. Jim Himes Statement on Withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan

April 14, 2021 Press Release

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.  

Congressman Jim Himes announces opening of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program

April 8, 2021 Press Release

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.

Statement on the Death of United States Capitol Police Officer William Evans

April 2, 2021 Press Release

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.

Himes Announces Two Finalists For Institute Of Museum And Library Services’ National Medal

April 2, 2021 Press Release

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.  

Himes Announces Federal Grant For Stem Programs At Sacred Heart University

April 1, 2021 Press Release

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.

Congressman Himes joins Americares CEO and President at the Fred Weisman Americares Free Clinic of Bridgeport to announce C.D.C. Vaccine Hesitancy

March 25, 2021 Press Release

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.