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October 1, 2020

Oxford, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that the Waterbury-Oxford Airport received a $765,054.00 CARES ACT grant from the Federal Aviation Administration, which will provide a 6,360 foot long fence to prevent wildlife hazards and ensure safe airport operations. 

September 18, 2020

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) statement on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

September 16, 2020

Norwalk, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that three museums in Southwest Connecticut will receive a total of $362,940 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.   

September 15, 2020

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Sacred Heart University received a $249,032 Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure grant from the National Science Foundation.  The grant will address the shortages in cybersecurity staff by creating a vocational training in cyberinfrastructure security for community

September 1, 2020

Today, Representatives Jim Himes (CT-04), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Jahana Hayes (CT-05) announced that the Shelton Economic Development Corporation received $400,000 in CARES Act federal coronavirus relief funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration for the Naugatuck Valley Economic Development District.

August 31, 2020

On Friday, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) visited Weir Farm National Historic Park to celebrate the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act. This bipartisan legislation will bolster the Land and Water Conservation Fund and help address deferred maintenance projects at National Parks across the country.

August 27, 2020

Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that University of Bridgeport received a $261,886.00 Student Support Services grant from the Department of Education, which will provide students from low-income families with academic advising, career counseling, tutoring, peer mentors, financial aid, workshops and seminars, and additional servic

August 25, 2020

Bridgeport, CT – Last month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced their 2020 Port Security Grant Program.  The Port Security Grant is an annual grant which offers funding to state and local governments to invest in port infrastructure.  This investment goes towards maritime security risk management, port resiliency & recovery, an

August 24, 2020

Bridgeport, CT -- Congressman Jim Himes will participate in the following public event open to the press on Tuesday, August 25th.

Port Security Grant Announcement

August 24, 2020

Bridgeport, CT – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) submitted testimony to Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) regarding the failures of Eversource before and after tropical storm Isaias that resulted in approximately a million Connecticut residents losing power, including tens of thousands who were without power for nearly a week.  PURA held a hearing this morning rega