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Himes Statement on Death of Justice Ginsburg

September 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) statement on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

Rep. Himes Announces $362,940 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to Southwest Connecticut Museums

September 16, 2020 Press Release

Norwalk, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that three museums in Southwest Connecticut will receive a total of $362,940 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.   

Congressman Himes Announces a $249,032 Cyber Security Workforce Development Grant for Sacred Heart University

September 15, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Sacred Heart University received a $249,032 Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure grant from the National Science Foundation.  The grant will address the shortages in cybersecurity staff by creating a vocational training in cyberinfrastructure security for community

Reps. Himes, DeLauro, Hayes Announce $400,000 in Coronavirus Relief Funding for the Naugatuck Valley Economic Development District

September 1, 2020 Press Release

Today, Representatives Jim Himes (CT-04), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Jahana Hayes (CT-05) announced that the Shelton Economic Development Corporation received $400,000 in CARES Act federal coronavirus relief funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration for the Naugatuck Valley Economic Development District.

Congressman Jim Himes Announces New Funding Available For Land and Water Conservation

August 31, 2020 Press Release

On Friday, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) visited Weir Farm National Historic Park to celebrate the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act. This bipartisan legislation will bolster the Land and Water Conservation Fund and help address deferred maintenance projects at National Parks across the country.

Congressman Jim Himes Announces a $261,886.00 Department of Education Grant for University of Bridgeport

August 27, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that University of Bridgeport received a $261,886.00 Student Support Services grant from the Department of Education, which will provide students from low-income families with academic advising, career counseling, tutoring, peer mentors, financial aid, workshops and seminars, and additional servic

Himes Brings Port Security Grant to Local Governments

August 25, 2020 Press Release
Over $1,000,000 in funding for towns and cities in the Fourth District

Bridgeport, CT – Last month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced their 2020 Port Security Grant Program.  The Port Security Grant is an annual grant which offers funding to state and local governments to invest in port infrastructure.  This investment goes towards maritime security risk management, port resiliency & recovery, an

Himes Announces Port Security Funding, Tours Westport Small Businesses

August 24, 2020 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT -- Congressman Jim Himes will participate in the following public event open to the press on Tuesday, August 25th.

Port Security Grant Announcement

Himes Pushes for Eversource Accountability in Wake of Isaias

August 24, 2020 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) submitted testimony to Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) regarding the failures of Eversource before and after tropical storm Isaias that resulted in approximately a million Connecticut residents losing power, including tens of thousands who were without power for nearly a week.  PURA held a hearing this morning rega

Congressman Jim Himes Announces a $3,465,000 CARES Act Grant for the Community Investment Corporation.

August 24, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that the Community Investment Corporation received a $3,465,000 CARES Act grant from the Economic Development Administration, which will utilize a variety of loan options to meet the needs of businesses affected by COVID-19, especially underserved markets.