CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

Press Releases

Himes Statement on Prime Minister Brown's Address to Joint Session

March 4, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes released the following statement regarding Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s address to the joint session of Congress this morning:

Himes Announces $1.3 Million in Recovery Funding for Norwalk Community Health Center

March 2, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today announced a $1.3 million grant for the Norwalk Community Health Center (NCHC) from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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Himes Statement on Passage of Budget

March 2, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Himes release the following statement on his vote in favor of the budget resolution passed by the U.S. House this evening:

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Himes, Finch Announce First Distribution of Recovery Funds

February 27, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Jim Himes and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch today announced three grants totaling $7,933,312 will help prevent homelessness and provide affordable housing and economic opportunity in Bridgeport. This first influx of Recovery funding comes the week after President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law.

Himes, Bean, and New Dem Coalition Release Guidelines for Financial Regulatory Reform

February 26, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON – With an eye on preventing future shocks to the American economy and improving the nation’s ability to compete on a global stage, Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) and Congresswoman Melissa Bean (D-IL), co-chairs of the New Democrat Coalition Financial Services Task Force, along with their colleagues, detailed the Coalition’s plan for regulatory reform of the financial services industry.

Himes Statement on President's Speech to Congress

February 24, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jim Himes released the following statement regarding President Obama’s address to the joint session of Congress this evening.

Himes, Drayton-Rogers Announce $860K for Waterbury-Oxford Airport

February 20, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jim Himes and Oxford First Selectwoman Mary Ann Drayton-Rogers today announced an $861,240 grant from the Department of Transportation to fund the construction of a new taxiway at Waterbury-Oxford Municipal Airport. The pair announced the grant after a meeting to discuss the local impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Majority Leader Hoyer, Rep. Himes Highlight Job Creation Measures in Recovery Bill

February 19, 2009 Press Release

Stamford, CT –U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Congressman Jim Himes today met with the Business Council of Fairfield County to discuss the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which President Obama signed into law yesterday. The bill is expected to create over 40,000 jobs in Connecticut and help lead businesses and communities toward long-term economic prosperity.

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