CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Press Releases

Rep. Himes Announces $344,000 grant to Partnership to End Human Trafficking to combat human trafficking

November 17, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that the Partnership to End Human Trafficking (PEHT) will receive a $344,005 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office For Victims of Crimes.

Rep. Himes Announces $125,000 grant to Members Credit Union to increase Fairfield County residents’ access to the financial resources

November 17, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Members Credit Union will receive a $125,000 grant from the U.S.

Leaders Celebrate Large Grants for Bridgeport Families

October 20, 2020 Press Release
Grants to Support Children of Incarcerated Individuals, Reentering Citizens

Bridgeport, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) joined Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, President of The WorkPlace, Joe Carbone, Councilman Ernest Newton, Scott Wilderman, President of Career Resources, Inc., and others to celebrate two federal grants that will directly help Bridgeport families and residents who are involved in the criminal justice system through the Bridgeport Families First

Rep. Himes Announces $245,841 grant to Sacred Heart University to improve literacy teaching for autistic children

October 19, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Sacred Heart University will receive a $245,851 grant from the U.S.

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. 

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