CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Rep. Himes announces $14.2 million in federal grants to Greenwich and Bridgeport hospitals to assist in the cost of COVID-19 response

September 14, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced Bridgeport Hospital and Greenwich Hospital will be awarded $14,212,698 in grant funding through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Congressman Himes announces nearly $200,000 in federal funding to the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

September 13, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk will receive $194,047 in federal funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to empower teens to become environmental educators and advocates and to make the aquarium’s online programming more accessible to virtual vis

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Rep. Himes on the declassification review of documents concerning the 9/11 terrorist attacks

September 7, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), a senior member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement on President Biden’s Executive Order directing agencies to conduct a declassification review of certain documents concerning the 9/11 terrorist attacks: 

Himes Leads Letter Calling for Afghan Fee Waivers

August 31, 2021 Press Release
Asks for end of application fee for Afghans seeking US entry through humanitarian parole

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) led a letter with 34 other members of the US House of Representatives to Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas and Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ur. M.

National Security, International Development & Monetary Policy Subcommittee Hearing

July 27, 2021 Press Release
The Promises and Perils of Central Bank Digital Currencies

Washington, DC— Today, the National Security, International Development & Monetary Policy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing entitled “The Promises and Perils of Central Bank Digital Currencies.”

Himes announces Southwest Connecticut universities will receive $4,904,990 in federal grants to increase mental health professionals workforce

July 26, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Sacred Heart University, Fairfield University, and University of Bridgeport will receive $4,904,990 in grant funding from the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program (BHWET).

Himes Votes to Pass ALLIES Act

July 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) voted in the House of Representatives for the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs (ALLIES) Act of 2021. The bill passed by a vote of 407-16.

Himes Announces Southwest Connecticut Families Will Start Receiving Child Tax Credit

July 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Southwest Connecticut families will begin receiving monthly payments from the expanded child tax credit passed under the American Rescue Plan (ARP).  

 

Congressman Himes announces $2,326,265 in COVID-19 relief funding to community development financial institutions

July 7, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Housing Development Fund and Members Credit Union will receive $2,326,265 in grant funding from the U.S.

House Passes INVEST in America Act with Himes Support

July 1, 2021 Press Release
Bill Will Bring Federal Money to Projects in SW Connecticut, Fund Green Bank

Washington, DC— Today, the House of Representatives passed HR 3864, the INVEST in America Act. The bill will reauthorize surface transportation projects – including roads, bridges, and mass transit – across the country as well as provide funds for clean water and wastewater infrastructure.

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