Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on President Trump’s last-minute attack on hard-fought FISA compromise:
Bridgeport, CT — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) will host in the following public event open to the press on Thursday, May 28th.
“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.
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.
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.
Bridgeport, CT – Today Congressman Himes released the following statement on the ongoing negotiations to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program and provide additional support to American families, workers, and small businesses:
Greenwich, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that colleges and universities in Southwest Connecticut will receive a total of $37,855,848 from the newly created Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. Half of this fund, $18,927,926, is specifically designated for emergency cash grants to eligible students in need of assistance.
We face an economic crisis unlike anything we as a country have ever experienced. Americans have dire and immediate concerns: What will happen to my job? How can I pay my rent or mortgage, afford health care or even put food on the table for my family? Today, I voted to provide immediate relief to alleviate the potential for economic catastrophe.
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Norwalk, CT — Last week, Congressman Jim Himes hosted a roundtable discussion at the Norwalk Community Health Center focused on reducing youth substance abuse and announced $1.875 million in federal grant funding for three local organizations.