CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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December 20, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) helped pass legislation that will make it easier for veterans to use the 9/11 GI Bill. The Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act (S.3447) expands access to non-tuition education assistance and extends the program to veterans seeking training that will place them directly in the work force.

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December 14, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement in response to the Senate vote today to end debate and move forward with consideration of legislation to reduce payroll taxes, extend unemployment insurance, and maintain current tax rates.
 

December 8, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement in support of the compromise reached by President Obama and Congressional leadership this week regarding taxes and unemployment insurance.

December 3, 2010

WASHIGNTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issud the following statement regarding his co-sponsorship of the DREAM Act.

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November 30, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement in response to the release of today’s Department of Defense report on the military’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy.

November 29, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—With the President’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform scheduled to send recommendations to Congress this coming Wednesday, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement.
 

November 18, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) has been recognized by The Century Council, a national not-for-profit organization funded by distillers, for his outstanding commitment to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking.  Congressman Himes was one of 16 Members of Congress to be honored for his ongoing dedication.

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October 20, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today joined Vietnam War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Paul Bucha in presenting Bronze Stars, and other service medals, to Bridgeport veterans Sergeant Donald F. Dean and Army Sergeant Harry Ruderman.  Both men have waited decades to receive their medals. 

October 20, 2010

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The WorkPlace, Inc., was joined today by Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) to honor the first class of graduates in their Green-Up Bridgeport initiative.  Funding for this initiative was made possible by a $4 million grant through the U.S.

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