WASHINGTON, DC—Next week, all full-power TV stations will stop sending analog signals and transmit only digital signals. Beginning June 12, any television receiving its signal from an antenna will need a digital converter box for an analog television to continue free access to broadcast television channels.
WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement regarding recent developments in the situation in the Middle East:
WASHINGTON—Senators Chris Dodd, Joe Lieberman and the entire Connecticut congressional delegation announced Saturday that individuals in Fairfield, New Haven, New London, Middlesex and Windham counties that were affected by storms and heavy flooding in March, April and May can now apply for federal disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
WASHINGTON, DC— As part of a commitment to begin reducing overall federal spending, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today voted against a $115 billion Democratic spending bill that largely expands existing programs and includes $60 billion in unpaid-for spending.
An article released by the Associated Press this evening announced that seniors in who are in the Medicare prescription drug “donut hole” will receive their checks sooner than expected.
NORWALK, CT—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) outlined today at a press conference in Norwalk a set of priorities to restore accountability and transparency to the United States Congress.
Washington, DC — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) announced new guidance from the IRS now available to assist small businesses interested in applying for health care tax credits. Connecticut IRS offices will be open Saturday, June 5th to help small businesses learn more about these credits and answer questions about other federal tax matters.
Bridgeport, CT –At an art show at Housatonic Community College this evening, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) announced that Sarah Hafey of Fairfield is the first place winner of this year’s 4th District Congressional Art Competition. As winner, Sarah will attend a ceremony in Washington, DC this spring, and her photograph will be displayed in the Capitol along with winners from all 50 states.
WASHINGTON, DC –This weekend Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) met with local students he nominated who will attend United States Service Academies this fall. The students and their families joined him for lunch at the Westport VFW on Saturday.