Bridgeport, CT -- Congressman Jim Himes will participate in the following public event open to the press on Tuesday, August 25th.

Port Security Grant Announcement

Congressman Himes will join Senator Blumenthal, Mayor Ganim and state officials to announce new funding from the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency for the 2020 Port Security Grant Program. Over $1,000,000 in grant funding will go to towns and cities in Connecticut’s Fourth District to help pay for maritime security risk management, port resiliency & recovery, and anti-terrorism infrastructure development.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 25th at 10:15 AM

WHERE: 30 Congress Street, Bridgeport CT 06604

Visit to Small Businesses in Westport

The Westport Chamber of Commerce will lead Congressman Himes on a tour of small businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 and Tropical Storm Isaias. The Congressman will hear from entrepreneurs about how they have adapted operations to ensure the safety of both customers and staff.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 25th at 1:15 PM

WHERE: Meet at Don Memo Restaurant, 90 Post Road East, Westport CT 06880