CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Himes Helps Pass Improvements to 9/11 GI Bill

December 20, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) helped pass legislation that will make it easier for veterans to use the 9/11 GI Bill. The Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act (S.3447) expands access to non-tuition education assistance and extends the program to veterans seeking training that will place them directly in the work force.

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Himes Applauds Senate Action on Tax Compromise

December 14, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement in response to the Senate vote today to end debate and move forward with consideration of legislation to reduce payroll taxes, extend unemployment insurance, and maintain current tax rates.
 

Himes Expresses Support for Tax Compromise

December 8, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement in support of the compromise reached by President Obama and Congressional leadership this week regarding taxes and unemployment insurance.

Himes Statement on Co-Sponsorship of DREAM Act

December 3, 2010 Press Release

WASHIGNTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issud the following statement regarding his co-sponsorship of the DREAM Act.

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Himes Urges Senate to Repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell

November 30, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement in response to the release of today’s Department of Defense report on the military’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy.

Himes Statement on Upcoming Fiscal Commission Recommendations

November 29, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—With the President’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform scheduled to send recommendations to Congress this coming Wednesday, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement.
 

Congressman Jim Himes Honored For His Commitment To Fighting Drunk Driving and Underage Drinking

November 18, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) has been recognized by The Century Council, a national not-for-profit organization funded by distillers, for his outstanding commitment to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking.  Congressman Himes was one of 16 Members of Congress to be honored for his ongoing dedication.

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Himes Presents Bronze Stars, Other Service Medals to Bridgeport Veterans

October 20, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today joined Vietnam War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Paul Bucha in presenting Bronze Stars, and other service medals, to Bridgeport veterans Sergeant Donald F. Dean and Army Sergeant Harry Ruderman.  Both men have waited decades to receive their medals. 

The WorkPlace, Inc. Celebrates Graduates of the Green-Up Bridgeport Job Training Program

October 20, 2010 Press Release

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The WorkPlace, Inc., was joined today by Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) to honor the first class of graduates in their Green-Up Bridgeport initiative.  Funding for this initiative was made possible by a $4 million grant through the U.S.

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