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September 7, 2010

BRIDGEPORT, CT— Today Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) along with Easton First Selectman Tom Herrmann, Monroe First Selectman Steve Vavrek, and Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst and first responders from each town toured the Easton, Monroe and Trumbull Police Departments to highlight the importance of a proposed regional communications center.

August 26, 2010

Bridgeport, CT–As part of his 17 Towns in 17 Days project, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will hold a small business summit and workshop this coming Monday at the Fairfield Library.

August 24, 2010

Bridgeport, CT–Continuing his effort to ensure he is accessible to all of his constituents, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will launch a project titled 17 Towns in 17 Days with a business walk in Westport on Tuesday August 24th..

August 23, 2010

Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and Mayor Bill Finch today presented the Bridgeport Police Department with a framed copy of a resolution recognizing their role in apprehending the suspect in the Times Square bombing attempt this spring. Himes sponsored House Resolution 1320, which was passed by the United States House of Representatives on May 5, 2010.

August 20, 2010

Events in Wilton and Weston August 30

Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will hold two Congress on Your Corner events the afternoon of Sunday, August 30th. Residents are encouraged to drop by this informal gathering to share their thoughts, ideas, and concerns with the Congressman.

WHO: Congressman Jim Himes

WHAT: Congress on Your Corner      

August 20, 2010

“At long last, we will see an end to combat operations in Iraq. We can never sufficiently thank or adequately repay all those men and women, and their families, who sacrificed so much in support of this mission, but it is high time these brave soldiers returned home.

August 16, 2010

Stamford, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) has nominated Debbie Schwartz of Redding as a 2010 Angel in AdoptionTM for her unwavering devotion to advocating for adoption and adoption services throughout greater Fairfield County.  The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI), which coordinates the Angels in Adoption™ program, will honor Debbie, along with more than 190 Angels, at an

August 16, 2010

BRIDGEPORT, CT—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and the University of Bridgeport announced today that the school will receive a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Education grant. The funding will be used to provide a range of services to help low-income, first-generation college students and students with disabilities boost their academic performance and successfully complete college.

August 9, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) returned to Washington today to help save over 1,500 Connecticut teaching jobs. Nationwide, the bill will keep 161,000 teachers in classrooms and avert the layoffs of 158,000 police officers and firefighters.

August 4, 2010

BRIDGEPORT, CT—Leading up to the 75th anniversary of Social Security, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) is visiting senior centers throughout the 4th District. In a speech on the House floor, Himes recently called attention to the importance of protecting Social Security from privatization.