CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Rep. Himes Announces $448,895 grant to Southwestern Area Health Education Center

October 15, 2020 Press Release
Grant will address the impact of trauma among racial and ethnic minorities

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Southwestern Area Health Education Center will receive a $448,895 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Public Health and Science and Office of Minority Health. The grant will work to treat the impact of trauma among racial and ethnic minority communities over the

Rep. Jim Himes, Jahana Hayes Announce $400,000 to study improvements to Metro-North

October 8, 2020 Press Release

Today, Representatives Jim Himes (CT-04) and Jahana Hayes (CT-05) announced the Western Connecticut Council of Governments received a $400,000 federal grant from the Department of Transportation.

House Intelligence Committee Report Recommends Reforms for Intelligence Agencies To Keep Pace on Research and Development, and Scientific and Technological Research

October 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released a report prepared by its Strategic Technologies and Advanced Research (STAR) Subcommittee and Subcommittee Chairman Jim Himes (D-CT) to strengthen and empower the Intelligence Community’s (IC) scientific and t

House Passes Updated COVID-19 Aid Package

October 1, 2020 Press Release
Senate Must Compromise to Save American Families, Businesses

Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed an updated version of the HEROES ACT that would provide $2.2 trillion to beat the coronavirus pandemic and provide support to families, businesses, and states and localities.

Reps. Himes announces $765,000 CARES Act grant for Waterbury-Oxford Airport

October 1, 2020 Press Release

Oxford, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that the Waterbury-Oxford Airport received a $765,054.00 CARES ACT grant from the Federal Aviation Administration, which will provide a 6,360 foot long fence to prevent wildlife hazards and ensure safe airport operations. 

Himes Statement on Death of Justice Ginsburg

September 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) statement on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

Rep. Himes Announces $362,940 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to Southwest Connecticut Museums

September 16, 2020 Press Release

Norwalk, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that three museums in Southwest Connecticut will receive a total of $362,940 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.   

Congressman Himes Announces a $249,032 Cyber Security Workforce Development Grant for Sacred Heart University

September 15, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Sacred Heart University received a $249,032 Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure grant from the National Science Foundation.  The grant will address the shortages in cybersecurity staff by creating a vocational training in cyberinfrastructure security for community

Reps. Himes, DeLauro, Hayes Announce $400,000 in Coronavirus Relief Funding for the Naugatuck Valley Economic Development District

September 1, 2020 Press Release

Today, Representatives Jim Himes (CT-04), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Jahana Hayes (CT-05) announced that the Shelton Economic Development Corporation received $400,000 in CARES Act federal coronavirus relief funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration for the Naugatuck Valley Economic Development District.

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