CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Intelligence Authorization with Himes Provisions Included in End of Year Package

December 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC— Last night, the House of Representatives passed the annual Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) as part of the end-of-year package that included government funding for the coming year and coronavirus-relief spending.  The IAA authorizes the United States’ Intelligence Communities (IC) programs and budget.

House Passes Coronavirus Relief Package with Himes Support

December 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) voted for the coronavirus relief package that has been the subject of long negotiations between the House and Senate.  Previously, the House had passed its own version of a coronavirus relief package, the HEROES Act, on May 15, 220 days ago.

Omnibus and Coronavirus Relief Package Information

December 21, 2020 Press Release
Important Information about the Omnibus and Coronavirus Relief Package

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House Passes Himes Bill to Designate Weir Farm as National Historical Park

December 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, the United States House of Representatives passed a bill authored by Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) that would change the designation of Weir Farm in Wilton and Ridgefield from a National Historical Site to a National Historical Park.

Congressman Jim Himes announces $722,653 in Assistance to Firefighters Grants for Southwest Connecticut Fire Departments

December 17, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that four fire departments in Southwest Connecticut will receive Assistance To Firefighters Grants (AFG) totaling $722,654 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Congressman Himes announces $500,000 grant to Oxford to prevent school shootings and improve campus security

December 14, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that the Town of Oxford will receive a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Community Oriented Policing Services.

House Passes National Defense Authorization with Himes Support

December 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the United States House of Representatives passed the conference report accompanying the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA funds defense and related programs and is usually one of the largest pieces of legislation that Congress passes each year.

Himes, Lowey Applaud Inclusion of Byram River Project in WRDA

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the United States House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA). The bill authorizes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin navigation, flood control, storm damage, and other water-related infrastructure projects. Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) and House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (NY-17) supported the bill.

Congressman Himes announces $4,690,100 grant to Stamford Hospital to assist in the cost of COVID-19 response

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that through Stamford Hospital, Stamford Health will receive a $4,690,100 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Congressman Himes announces $666,273 grant to Saint Joseph Parenting Center to promote healthy homes

November 18, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Saint Joseph Parenting Center in Stamford will receive a $666,273 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant will work to foster healthy homes through fatherhood courses and parenting resources. 

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