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Rep. Himes Statement on negotiations to provide additional support to American families, workers, and small businesses

April 21, 2020 Press Release

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:

Rep. Himes Announces $37,855,848 in Coronavirus relief for students, colleges and universities.

April 20, 2020 Press Release

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.

Congressman Himes Statement on the Passage of the CARES Act

March 27, 2020 Press Release

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.

Rep. Jim Himes Answers Frequently Asked Questions on the Coronavirus

March 23, 2020 Press Release
Important Information for CT Residents

This page will be frequently updated as we learn more about the virus.




Himes Hosts Drug-Free Community Roundtable, Announces $1.875 Million in Grants

February 28, 2020 Press Release

Norwalk, CT — Last week, Congressman Jim Himes hosted a roundtable discussion at the Norwalk Community Health Center focused on reducing youth substance abuse and announced $1.875 million in federal grant funding for three local organizations.


Congressman Himes to Host Drug-Free Communities Roundtable and Grant Announcement

February 14, 2020 Press Release
Grant recipients will use federal grant funding to reduce youth substance abuse and implement prevention framework

Norwalk, CT – Congressman Jim Himes will host a roundtable focused on reducing youth substance abuse and will also announce $1.875 million in federal grant funding for drug-free communities programs on Friday, February 21 at 11 a.m. at the Norwalk Community Health Center.

House Intelligence Committee STAR Subcommittee Holds Open Hearing Wednesday: “Emerging Technologies and National Security: Posturing the U.S. Intelligence Community for Success”

February 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 10:00 am, the Strategic Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), chaired by Rep.

Himes Calls on State Department to Advance International Cyber Norms

February 6, 2020 Press Release
In Wake of Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Response to Russian Interference, US Leadership is Needed

Washington, DC— Today, The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) released the third volume of the Committee’s investigation into Russian election interference. In part, SSCI recommended that the US exercise its leadership in creating international cyber norms.

Congressman Himes Announces $1.875 Million in Federal Grant Funding For Drug-Free Communities Programs

February 4, 2020 Press Release
Recipients will use the grant funding to reduce youth substance abuse and implement prevention framework

BRIDGEPORT, CT — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced today that Kids in Crisis, the Trumbull Partnership Against Underage Drinking & Drugs (TPAUD) and Positive Directions received a combined $1.875 million over the next five years in Drug-Free Communities federal grants to reduce youth substance abuse.

Himes to Host Shatterproof’s Mendell at State of the Union

February 3, 2020 Press Release

Stamford, CT— Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that he will be joined at the State of the Union Address in Washington, D.C.