WASHINGTON—Senators Chris Dodd, Joe Lieberman and the entire Connecticut Congressional delegation applauded President Barack Obama’s decision to sign a major disaster declaration for Connecticut. Federal aid will now be available to supplement local and state recovery efforts in the areas struck by severe storms last month.
Rep. Jim Himes released the following statement,which was read at today's L'Ambiance Plaza memorial today.
Regrettably I could not be present at the L’Ambiance Plaza memorial procession and wreath laying; however, I extend my sincerest greetings to everyone in attendance.
Washington, D.C. – The anniversary of Earth Day today reminds us of 40 years of progress toward improving the state of our planet and highlights the need to move forward with stronger, smarter protections in the 21st century, Rep. Jim Himes (CT-4) said today.
A new Kaiser Family Foundation poll released today affirms that a large majority of Americans support early provisions included in the health care reform act that will take effect this year.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Connecticut Congressional delegation sent a letter to President Barack Obama this week urging him to provide federal assistance to Connecticut’s cities, towns, businesses, and residents affected by recent severe weather.
Washington, DC– Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) reminded constituents today that Connecticut taxpayers are seeing significant relief as a result of new tax breaks for middle and low-income families.
Norwalk, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement regarding the opening of the Norwalk Community Health Center’s expanded clinic. The project was largely funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Three Recovery Act grants totaling $1.65 million will allow NCHC to serve an additional 6,000 patients over the next five years.
Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today announced $50,000 in federal funding for Bridgeport’s Mount Aery Baptist Church’s HIV prevention program. These critical funds will be used to make the program more efficient and effective in preventing and reducing HIV/AIDS and substance abuse.
WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) announced that middle-class workers will see an increase in their take-home pay beginning tomorrow, April 1. Individuals earning less than $95,000 and couples making up to $190,000 will benefit from this tax cut created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The Recovery Act is the largest middle-class tax cut in American history.