CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Himes Supports USPS Bill, Encourages COVID Aid Negotiations

August 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) voted for a $25 billion package to support the United States Postal Service (USPS) during the crisis brought on by COVID.

Himes, Blumenthal Announce $6m Federal Grant to Update Stamford Transportation Infrastructure

August 20, 2020 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT –  Congressman Himes will be joined by Senator Blumenthal, Stamford Mayor Martin and Stamford Transportation, Traffic and Parking Bureau Chief Jim Travers for a $6,730,532 federal grant announcement to the Connecticut Department of Transportation for upgrades and renovations to existing facilities to accommodate new battery-electric buses.

Congressman Jim Himes Announces a $404,073 Department of Education Grant for Norwalk Community College.

August 19, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Norwalk Community College received a $404,073 Student Support Services grant from the Department of Education, which will provide students from disadvantaged backgrounds with one-on-one tutoring, free courses, assistance in course selection, cultural events, as well as personal counseling, career,

Himes Statement on Senate Intelligence Election Interference Report

August 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) gave the following statement on the Senate Intelligence Committee’s new report on Russian interference in the 2016 election:

HIMES MEETS WITH USPS STAFF IN STAMFORD

August 18, 2020 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT -- Congressman Jim Himes will participate in the following public event open to the press on Tuesday, August 18th.

Visit to Post Office in Stamford

Economic Development District paves the way for Federal Grants

August 17, 2020 Press Release

Earlier this month, the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) designated an Economic Development District (EDD) in Southwestern Connecticut.

ADVISORY: Himes joins Librarian of Congress for Remote Learning Discussion

August 17, 2020 Press Release

MEDIA ADVISORY

August 17, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Jimmy Tickey, 203-450-0172

Himes joins Librarian of Congress for Remote Learning Discussion

Rep. Himes Announces Connecticut receives $6.7 million grant for electric bus facility upgrades in Stamford

August 13, 2020 Press Release

(STAMFORD, CT) – Congressman Jim Himes together with Governor Ned Lamont, Senator Richard Blumenthal, and Senator Chris Murphy, today announced the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has been awarded a $6.7 million federal grant to modernize the CTtransit bus facility in Stamford by providing accommodations for battery electric buses, which will soon be used on the system

Himes Brings Port Security Grant to Local Governments

August 11, 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

Congressman Jim Himes Announces $50,000 CARES Act Grant for the Center for Contemporary Printmaking

August 3, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that the Center for Contemporary Printmaking received a $50,000 CARES Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The Center for Contemporary Printmaking is a nonprofit arts organization that has served Norwalk since 1995.

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