CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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March 1, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement expressing condolences for the victims of the earthquake in Chile this past weekend:

March 1, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C.—As the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver came to a close yesterday, Congressman Jim Himes(CT-4) issued the following statement congratulating two Olympians from Connecticut's Fourth District—Chris Drury of Trumbull and Julie Chu of Fairfield, who brought home silver medals in Men's and Women's Ice Hockey, respectively.

February 26, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC – Just as the U.S. House of Representatives passed emergency legislation to extend critical benefits to out-of-work Americans struggling to put food on the table, stay in their homes, and pay their bills, the Connecticut House Delegation expressed extreme disappointment with the U.S. Senate for holding those benefits hostage.

February 26, 2010

STAMFORD, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will hold two informal gatherings, one in Stamford and one in Norwalk, to gather input from constituents on March 6th. Residents are encouraged to drop by to share their thoughts, ideas, and concerns with the Congressman.

February 24, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) helped pass legislation today that will ensure American consumers get real choice and a fair deal when purchasing health insurance. The Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act will eliminate the anti-trust exemption for health insurance companies, requiring them to compete fairly and adhere to the same anti-trust laws as other companies.

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February 18, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement in response to a report by the Department of Health and Human Services released today examining recent increases in health insurance premiums across the country.

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February 17, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC – One year ago today, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law, the first of many essential steps Congress has taken to start turning around the economy.

February 17, 2010

FAIRFIELD, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and Fairfield First Selectman Ken Flatto joined The United Illuminating Company at a press conference today to outline a new Recovery Act program that will fully fund energy efficiency audits and improvements for qualifying homeowners in Fairfield.

February 16, 2010

STAMFORD, CT – Congressman Jim Himes today joined seniors at the Cross Road Residences in Stamford to tour the facility, which is being renovated with funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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