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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

Wilton High School Student Wins 2019 Congressional App Challenge

December 16, 2019 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT — Congressman Jim Himes is pleased to announce Avni Gupta is the 2019 Congressional App Challenge winner with the creation of her app, the Food Allergy Scanner.

Congressman Himes Statement On USMCA Agreement

December 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the House Democratic Caucus announcing a USMCA trade agreement:

Himes Bipartisan Insider Trading Bill Passes House

December 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Jim Himes’ (CT-04) Insider Trading Prohibition Act (HR 2534) by a vote of 410-13.

Congressman Himes Announces Healthcare Open Enrollment Beginning November 1

November 1, 2019 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Jim Himes joins Access Health CT, Connecticut’s official health plan marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act, to announce the Open Enrollment Period for healthcare coverage begins today, November 1. The Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1, 2019 through December 15, 2019.