Jim Himes

Highway I-95 in Stamford, Connecticut
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Connecticut officials said the addition of a new lane on I-95 in Fairfield County would begin as soon as Congress passes President Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill. The bill is awaiting action in the U.S. House.

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.)
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Congressman Jim Himes of Connecticut said the Federal Reserve’s response in the early days of the pandemic can serve as a model for future recessions.

Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont
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Connecticut would rake in $1 billion a year for mass transit development if President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package is approved by Congress. Governor Ned Lamont has plans to use that money to update the state’s commuter rail service.

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.)
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U.S. Representative Jim Himes of Connecticut said Congress wants to make sure that translators and other Afghans who worked closely with the U.S. military can get out of Afghanistan. American troops are expected to come home by the end of August.

Connecticut's Himes To Head U.S. Committee On Economic Disparity

Jun 18, 2021
U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.)
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Democratic Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes is now the head of the newly-formed Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth.

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