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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.

Rep. Himes Announces 9th Annual “Valentines for Vets” Drive

January 22, 2020 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT  Congressman Jim Himes announced today his ninth annual “Valentines for Vets” program, which collects valentines made by Fourth District constituents of all ages and delivers them to local veterans.


Himes Delivers on Fourth District Legislative Priorities in 2019

January 13, 2020 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT — Congressman Himes is proud to release an outline of his 2019 work in Congress for residents of Connecticut’s Fourth District.

Himes Advances Fourth District Priorities in 2019

January 2, 2020 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT — Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released a wrap up of 2019 outlining his work for residents of Connecticut’s Fourth District:

Himes Votes for Passage of USMCA, SALT Fix at End of Historic Week

December 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Jim Himes released the following statement on the House passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, commonly known as USMCA, and the Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act, which would raise the cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions that were instituted in the 2017 Tax bill, at the end of a week which also saw passag