CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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February 12, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) announced today that he favors eliminating any pay increase for Members of Congress in the 2010 budget and that he will donate his 2009 increase to local charities.

February 11, 2009

Washington, DC – Members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation, in a letter to Navy Secretary Donald C. Winter, requested a detailed report and briefing as soon as possible on the VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program.

February 11, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Congressman Jim Himes, co-chair of the Financial Services Task Force of the New Democrat Coalition, and his colleagues in the Coalition called for quick and decisive action on the economic recovery package.  The New Democrat Coalition is the largest coalition of centrist Democrats in the House.

February 7, 2009

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) joined Mayor Bill Finch (Bridgeport) and community activists today to remind Bridgeport-area citizens of the need to submit their tax returns and apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

February 2, 2009

STAMFORD—At a press conference today at L-1 Identity Solutions, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) and company executives formally announced Himes’ position on the House Committee on Homeland Security.

January 30, 2009

GREENWICH, CT—Congressman Jim Himes (D, CT-4) met with Greenwich business leaders to discuss the tax cuts and long-term investment and job creation measures central to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), which passed the U.S. House late yesterday afternoon.

January 28, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the House of Representatives passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, legislation that will create and save jobs while investing in the future of our nation.  This legislation comes at a challenging time for our nation’s economy.  In the last year alone, 2.6 million jobs were lost in the United States – the worst year in more than 60 years.

January 26, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC—A former executive for an affordable housing nonprofit organization and investment banker, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will serve on the Housing & Community Opportunity and Capital Markets, Insurance, & Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittees of the House Committee on Financial Services.

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