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Himes Statement on President Trump Derailing FISA Compromise

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on President Trump’s last-minute attack on hard-fought FISA compromise:

Congressman Himes hosts conversation on Congressional oversight during the COVID pandemic with Rep. Jamie Raskin and Walter Shaub

May 26, 2020 Press Release

Covid panel poster

Bridgeport, CT — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) will host in the following public event open to the press on Thursday, May 28th.

Congressman Himes Statement on Passage of Heroes Act

May 15, 2020 Press Release

“Today, I voted to pass the Heroes Act, a bill designed to ease the suffering of millions of Americans and increase support for the testing and tracing regime we need to safely reopen our economy.

Congressman Himes announces a $4 million grant to Recovery Network of Programs.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

Shelton, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that the Recovery Network of Programs (RNP) will receive a $4 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services.  RNP is a behavioral healthcare organization that has been providing comprehensive services, including housing, substance use and mental health treatment for forty-eight years.

Himes to Serve on Congressional Northeast Recovery Taskforce

April 29, 2020 Press Release
Will examine reopening of economy, public health and safety, voting

Bridgeport, CT Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that he has been named to the Bipartisan Northeast Congressional COVID-19 Regional Recovery Taskforce.  The taskforce is charged with advising and coordinating how to best move states in the Northeast toward eventual reopening and preparation for future waves of COVID-19.

Rep. Himes Statement on negotiations to provide additional support to American families, workers, and small businesses

April 21, 2020 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT – Today Congressman Himes released the following statement on the ongoing negotiations to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program and provide additional support to American families, workers, and small businesses:

Rep. Himes Announces $37,855,848 in Coronavirus relief for students, colleges and universities.

April 20, 2020 Press Release

Greenwich, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that colleges and universities in Southwest Connecticut will receive a total of $37,855,848 from the newly created Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. Half of this fund, $18,927,926, is specifically designated for emergency cash grants to eligible students in need of assistance.

Congressman Himes Statement on the Passage of the CARES Act

March 27, 2020 Press Release

We face an economic crisis unlike anything we as a country have ever experienced. Americans have dire and immediate concerns: What will happen to my job?  How can I pay my rent or mortgage, afford health care or even put food on the table for my family? Today, I voted to provide immediate relief to alleviate the potential for economic catastrophe.

Rep. Jim Himes Answers Frequently Asked Questions on the Coronavirus

March 23, 2020 Press Release
Important Information for CT Residents

This page will be frequently updated as we learn more about the virus.




Himes Hosts Drug-Free Community Roundtable, Announces $1.875 Million in Grants

February 28, 2020 Press Release

Norwalk, CT — Last week, Congressman Jim Himes hosted a roundtable discussion at the Norwalk Community Health Center focused on reducing youth substance abuse and announced $1.875 million in federal grant funding for three local organizations.