Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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October 15, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC – Members of Connecticut’s House delegation, Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3),  Jim Himes (CT-4) and Chris Murphy (CT-5), today sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging her to schedule a vote on the Seniors Protection Act, H.R. 5987.

October 13, 2010

BRIDGEPORT, CT—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch today announced a $5,370,855 grant award to the Southwest Community Health Center (SWCHC) to expand its services to low-income families in greater Bridgeport.  The funds were made available as part of the new health reform law.

October 6, 2010

Secretary Shinseki toured VA facility, joined members and local advocates to discuss improving veterans’ services

New Haven, CT –Representatives Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-3), Chris Murphy (CT-5), and Jim Himes (CT-4) welcomed Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki to the West Haven Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC).

October 4, 2010

BRIDGEPORT, CT— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and Mayor Bill Finch today announced a $1,167,945 grant award to the Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority (GBT) under the Federal Transit Administration’s State of Good Repair Program.  Funding will be used for repair and replacement of the roof at GBT’s maintenance and bus storage facility.

September 29, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today voted for legislation that would provide health care services and compensation to individuals who are experiencing health problems as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act will reopen the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and provide funding for a health program to monitor and

September 24, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today voted for legislation today that will leverage $300 billion in lending for small businesses and create hundreds of thousands of jobs.

September 22, 2010