CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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January 15, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will participate in events and ceremonies throughout the weekend to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Congressman issued the following statement:

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January 14, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement and information regarding the earthquake in Haiti.

January 13, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—The WorkPlace, Inc. and dozens of partner organizations will receive a $4 million Recovery Act grant for the Green-Up Bridgeport project, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch announced today.

January 7, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) is holding town hall meetings on America’s policy on Afghanistan with constituents throughout the district this week. Greater-than-expected turnout at the events in Stamford and Southport has prompted the Congressman to move the Ridgefield meeting from a 70-seat venue to a facility that will accommodate 500 participants.

December 31, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will hold four town hall meetings next week to discuss America’s policy on Afghanistan with constituents. The Congressman recently returned from a fact-finding trip to Afghanistan and will share his impressions of the situation on the ground and gather input from his constituents on American involvement and policy.

December 17, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) took a series of votes yesterday to balance the urgent needs of the jobless with the increasing need to focus on the government’s fiscal health.

December 16, 2009

BRIDGEPORT, CT—After years of neglect and lack of funding, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch announced today that they have secured the resources to demolish the Congress Street Bridge, as a first step to restoring this critical link within Bridgeport.  Bridge maintenance and construction are a problem across the state, according to a report issued by the Connecticut

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December 11, 2009

Himes Helps Pass Financial Reform to Restore Confidence and Accountability
Himes guides Congress on key provisions to modernize
regulation and prevent future collapse

December 11, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) has secured an additional $8.5 million for federal investment in local projects with the passage of a comprehensive agreement between the United States House and Senate on remaining 2010 fiscal year spending bills. The bill passed the House yesterday and is expected to be taken up by the Senate over the weekend.

December 11, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC—Legislation Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) helped pass late yesterday will extend and expand the current sanctions against Iran to pressure the country into suspending its nuclear weapons program. Congressman Himes is a cosponsor of the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act (H.R. 2194), which passed the U.S. House of Representatives with strong bipartisan support.

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