CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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March 10, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the House of Representatives defeated House Concurrent Resolution 248 offered by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) by a vote of 356 to 65.

March 9, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC– Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) has launched a new consumer protection webpage as part of the 12th Annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 7-13.  The site provides constituents with tools to follow recall campaigns, protect themselves against identity theft, and register for the Do Not Call List, along with links to information on other consumer protection topics.

March 9, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC– Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement in response to the news of Dave Roberson’s death. “I am deeply, deeply saddened by Dave's untimely death and extend my sympathy to Dave’s friends and family. Dave was my friend, my colleague, and my fellow parishioner.

March 8, 2010

BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 8, 2010) – Mayor Bill Finch and Congressman Jim Himes gathered with City Council members, state legislators, and community leaders today on the east side of the Congress Street Bridge to announce that the bridge demolition will be underway this week.

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March 5, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement in response to today’s Race to the Top education funding announcement.

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March 3, 2010

A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released today finds that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is working to “create jobs and drive economic growth.”

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

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 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.

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