House Passes Himes Bill to Study Costs of Companies Going Public
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, the United States House of Representatives passed a bill authored by Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) that would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study and report on the cost for small- and medium-sized companies to undertake initial public offerings.
Himes, Smith Introduce Legislation to Initiate Trade Agreement Negotiations with the UK
Washington, D.C. – Today, Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Adrian Smith (R-NE) and Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) introduced the Undertaking Negotiations on Investment and Trade for Economic Dynamism (UNITED) Act, a bill to authorize the administration, in consultation with Congress, to negotiate and enter into a comprehensive trade agreement with the United Kingdom.
Himes Announces $3.7 Million CDFI Equitable Recovery Award to Expand Affordable Housing
BRIDGEPORT, CT—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) announced that Stamford’s Housing Development Fund will receive $3,718,258 in funding from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) fund. This grant is awarded through the Equitable Recovery Program (ERP), intended to help vulnerable areas recover from COVID-19.
Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Call for Investigation into Russian Beheadings of Ukrainian Prisoners
Washington, DC—Congressmen Jim Himes (D-CT), Chris Stewart (R-UT), Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), and Brad R. Wenstrup (R-OH) led a bipartisan group of 31 lawmakers in a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, calling for an investigation into two videos of Russian soldiers allegedly beheading Ukrainian Prisoners of War.
Himes Leads Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of Lawmakers in Call for Focus on Spyware at Upcoming Summit for Democracy
Washington, DC — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), and a bipartisan group of 13 lawmakers, sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken urging him to address spyware as a substantial national security threat during the second Summit for Democracy on March 29th – 30th.
Himes Announces $125,000 in Federal Grants for the Arts in Southwest Connecticut
Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) today announced $125,000 in federal grants to support arts and culture in Southwest Connecticut. The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) awarded the grants through their Grants for Arts Projects and Challenge America programs.