CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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June 24, 2011

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) welcomed Fourth District Congressional Art Competition winner Gabriel Schindler, 18, of Westport to Washington this week for the opening reception of the 2011 Arts Competition on Wednesday. Schindler, a student at Staples High School, met with the Congressman and toured the Capitol Building and the White House during his visit.

June 22, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC—The Connecticut Congressional delegation today announced a $5.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to train unemployed and underemployed Connecticut workers for jobs in the green construction industry. The grant will support efforts to not only train workers but also help fund job placement and comprehensive career development.

June 22, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC—The Connecticut Congressional delegation today announced a $5.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to train unemployed and underemployed Connecticut workers for jobs in the green construction industry. The grant will support efforts to not only train workers but also help fund job placement and comprehensive career development.

June 21, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement regarding reports that the President will address the American public tomorrow evening to outline his plan to draw down troops in Afghanistan.

June 21, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement regarding reports that the President will address the American public tomorrow evening to outline his plan to draw down troops in Afghanistan.

June 13, 2011

Bridgeport, CT–Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today called upon Congressman Anthony Weiner (NY-9) to resign, saying Weiner’s actions are distracting the Congress from critical work. Himes also announced that he would give campaign contributions received from Weiner to charity.

June 3, 2011

In an announcement Thursday, Moody’s Investor Services said it would likely take the nation’s credit rating under review for possible downgrade if the debt ceiling is not raised soon, due to the increasing risk of a default.

June 2, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today co-sponsored and helped pass an amendment to the FY2012 Homeland Security Appropriations Act that restores eligibility for towns in the Fourth District to receive funding to fight terrorism.

June 1, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and The WorkPlace, Inc., President & CEO Joe Carbone today announced $650,000 in two separate grants to provide job training for veterans to prepare them for civilian jobs. Both grants are critical for The WorkPlace to continue existing successful programs.

May 31, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today voted in favor of a proposal that would have raised the nation’s debt ceiling by a responsible amount to ensure the United States could continue to pay its bills. The legislation failed as the House GOP and many other members of Congress continued playing politics with the full faith and credit of the United States government.

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