WASHINGTON – Representatives Jim Himes (CT-4) and Melissa Bean (IL-8), Co-Chairs of the New Democrat Financial Services Task Force, and other leaders of the New Democrat Coalition joined President Obama at the White House today to support his proposed reform of the regulations governing financial services.
Washington, D.C. – Representatives Rosa L. DeLauro (CT – 3) and Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement after a single-engine plane trying to land at Sikorsky Memorial Airport this morning skidded off the end of the runway and crashed into the Main Street Fence.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) joined President Obama in urging members of the House and Senate to pass legislation requiring that any new mandatory government spending be matched with budget cuts or savings elsewhere.
WASHINGTON—In response to yesterday’s ruling by the DC Circuit Court of Appeals which dismissed a challenge to the FAA’s proposed airspace redesign in the New York/New Jersey/Philadelphia corridor, Congressman Jim Himes released the following statement:
Washington, DC--- Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) announced that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will provide a $2.8 million grant to the City of Bridgeport to replace 40 aging bus engines with cleaner, more fuel-efficient engines. The new engines will reduce maintenance costs, improve performance and reliability, and extend the life span of the buses.
WASHINGTON DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) announced that over $363 million is now available for Connecticut schools under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The Recovery Act funding will help local schools keep teachers in the classroom and make much-needed reforms that are currently at risk because of state and local budget cuts.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) announced that Fairfield University will receive a $219,395 medical research grant as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Washington, DC--- Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) helped pass bipartisan legislation to ease veterans’ transition into civilian life when they return home from active duty. The Wounded Veteran Job Security Act overwhelmingly passed the United State House or Representatives late yesterday.
BRIDGEPORT, CT—Congressman Jim Himes will hold a workshop the evening of Monday, June 22nd to help veterans apply for the newly-available college tuition benefits made possible by the Webb-Mitchell GI Bill. Members of the military who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, including activated reservists and members of the National Guard, can receive up to four academic years of e
BRIDGEPORT, CT—Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) announced Nick Weir of Westport as the first place winner of this year’s Congressional Art Competition. Nick attends Staples High School and won with a self portrait titled “Nick, Weird.” His painting will hang in a corridor of the United States Capitol along with the winning pieces from across the country.