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SBA Releases PPP Data for Connecticut

July 7, 2020 Press Release
Fourth District Leads the Way in Jobs Saved, Businesses Helped

Bridgeport, CT – Today, the Small Business Administration announced 16,495 small businesses in Connecticut’s Fourth Congressional District received between $1.3-2.4 billion* in loan assistance through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), supporting 140,916 jobs.

House Passes Essential Infrastructure Package with Himes Support

July 1, 2020 Press Release

Today, the House of Representatives passed HR 2, the Moving Forward Act. This bill will provide the funding to reduce both traffic congestion and dangerous greenhouse gas emissions and enable America to remain competitive in a global economy where many of our rivals are out-investing us in infrastructure.

House Passes Justice in Policing Act with Himes Support

June 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) voted for the Justice in Policing Act which passed the House of Representatives of 236-181.  This comprehensive legislative package would drastically reform policing, hold bad actors accountable, and help mend the relationship between law enforcement agencies and local communities.

Congressman Himes Congratulates Child First on receiving a $3 million grant

June 9, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Child First will receive a $3 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. Child First is an evidence-based, two-generation, home-based trauma and mental health intervention that heals and protects young children and families who have experienced trauma and adversity. 

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.