CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Himes Praises Restoration of PAYGO

February 16, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement in response to the President’s signing of Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) (H.J. Res. 45) into law late yesterday:

Recovery Act Funds Renovation of Senior Housing Complex, Creates New Stamford Construction Jobs

February 16, 2010 Press Release

STAMFORD, CT – Congressman Jim Himes today joined seniors at the Cross Road Residences in Stamford to tour the facility, which is being renovated with funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Recovery Act Funds Renovation of Senior Housing Complex, Creates New Stamford Construction Jobs

February 16, 2010 Press Release

STAMFORD, CT – Congressman Jim Himes today joined seniors at the Cross Road Residences in Stamford to tour the facility, which is being renovated with funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Recovery Act Puts 20 New Police Officers on the Street in Bridgeport

February 16, 2010 Press Release

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The City of Bridgeport will hire 20 additional police officers as a result of a grant from the Recovery Act, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, and Police Chief Joe Gaudett announced today. The Bridgeport Police Department is now recruiting to fill these 20 open positions.

Free Tax Preparation Sites Open in Stamford

February 9, 2010 Press Release

STAMFORD, Connecticut-Joined by Congressman Jim Himes and IRS Acting Director Norma Brudwick  the message was “take your money, you earned it.”

Himes Meets with First Responders to Discuss Emergency Preparedness

February 8, 2010 Press Release

WESTPORT, CT - Congressman Himes (CT-4) joined first responders at the Westport Fire Department today to discuss emergency preparedness and highlight how a new emergency generator will better equip them to respond to disasters. The funding will allow the purchase of a new generator that will supply standby power for the town’s emergency headquarters complex.

Himes Statement on Kleen Energy Explosion

February 7, 2010 Press Release

BRIDGEPORT, CT—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement regarding the Kleen Energy explosion in Middletown, Connecticut today.

"My heart goes out to the victims of the Kleen Energy explosion. As we continue to ascertain the cause of and damages associated with this tragic event, my office will be available to any resident who requires assistance."

Himes Earns Perfect Pro-Environment Voting Record from Environment Connecticut

February 5, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Environment Connecticut has announced that Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) earned a perfect score on their 2009 environmental scorecard. Himes’ 100% record is a result of his support for a wide range of pro-environment policies in 2009.

Himes, Pavia Join Local Organizations Partnering to Improve Healthcare in Haiti

February 5, 2010 Press Release

STAMFORD, CT – Injured Haitians desperately in need of medical treatment will soon have advanced technology available to the medical professionals providing their care.  Through a partnership of Stamford Hospital, FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA (Fujifilm), and AmeriCares, a portable digital x-ray system is being donated to the Haitian relief effort and will be sent to a hospital

Himes to Host Congress on Your Corner Events in Weston and Monroe

January 27, 2010 Press Release

Bridgeport, CT—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will hold Congress on Your Corner events in Weston (January 31) and Monroe (February 6). Residents are encouraged to drop by this informal gathering to share their thoughts, ideas, and concerns with the Congressman.

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