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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.

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.

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.

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.