Earlier this month, the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) designated an Economic Development District (EDD) in Southwestern Connecticut.
August 17, 2020
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Himes joins Librarian of Congress for Remote Learning Discussion
(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
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
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.
Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed a spending package designed to fund large portions of the government for the next fiscal year. Included in the package was the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Act, which contained $61 billion in emergency spending to expand access to broadband for underserved communities.
Washington, DC – Last night, The House of Representatives passed the Childcare is Essential Act and the Childcare for Economic Recovery Act. These bills are essential to providing immediate relief for suffering childcare centers and providing long-term stability to the industry.
Provides Opportunity for Public Land Acquisition in Connecticut
Washington, DC – Yesterday, The House of Representatives passed the Great American Outdoors Act by a vote of 310-107. This act fully funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund.
Himes Oversight Amendment Included in Bill
Washington, DC – Today, The House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by a vote of 295-125. The bill funds defense and related programs and is one of the largest pieces of legislation that Congress passes each year.
Bridgeport, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced The WorkPlace will receive a nearly $2 million Youth Apprenticeship Readiness Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The WorkPlace is a workforce development organization that has been serving Southwest Connecticut for over 36 years.