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Himes Announces Broadband Access Award to Bring Jobs, Economic Opportunity to Connecticut

September 14, 2010 Press Release

BRIDGEPORT, CT—Today Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) joined with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information Lawrence E.

Himes Tours Byram River Watershed

September 8, 2010 Press Release

BRIDGEPORT, CT— Today Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei, and Deputy Chief of the Army Corps of Engineers Planning Division Eugene Brickman toured areas of the Byram River that frequently experience overland river flooding, led by residents suffering from that flooding.

Himes, Local Leaders Highlight Importance of Regional Emergency Communications Center

September 7, 2010 Press Release

BRIDGEPORT, CT— Today Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) along with Easton First Selectman Tom Herrmann, Monroe First Selectman Steve Vavrek, and Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst and first responders from each town toured the Easton, Monroe and Trumbull Police Departments to highlight the importance of a proposed regional communications center.

Himes to Hold Small Business Info Session Monday in Fairfield

August 26, 2010 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT–As part of his 17 Towns in 17 Days project, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will hold a small business summit and workshop this coming Monday at the Fairfield Library.

Himes Launches 17 Towns in 17 Days with Westport Business Walk

August 24, 2010 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT–Continuing his effort to ensure he is accessible to all of his constituents, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will launch a project titled 17 Towns in 17 Days with a business walk in Westport on Tuesday August 24th..

Himes, Finch Present Congressional Resolution Recognizing Bridgeport Police

August 23, 2010 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and Mayor Bill Finch today presented the Bridgeport Police Department with a framed copy of a resolution recognizing their role in apprehending the suspect in the Times Square bombing attempt this spring. Himes sponsored House Resolution 1320, which was passed by the United States House of Representatives on May 5, 2010.

Congress on Your Corner in Wilton and Weston

August 20, 2010 Press Release

Events in Wilton and Weston August 30

Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will hold two Congress on Your Corner events the afternoon of Sunday, August 30th. Residents are encouraged to drop by this informal gathering to share their thoughts, ideas, and concerns with the Congressman.

WHO: Congressman Jim Himes

WHAT: Congress on Your Corner      

Himes Statement in Response to President's Announcement on the Draw Down of Troops from Iraq

August 20, 2010 Press Release

“At long last, we will see an end to combat operations in Iraq. We can never sufficiently thank or adequately repay all those men and women, and their families, who sacrificed so much in support of this mission, but it is high time these brave soldiers returned home.