Jim Himes

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.

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn. with a child in Washington, D.C.
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Families that want to take advantage of the expanded child tax credit must file their taxes by the end of Monday. That’s because the income tax deadline was extended from April 15 to May 17.

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Connecticut’s Congressional Democrats have reintroduced a bill that would help protect victims of domestic abuse from gun violence.

Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and the leaders of some cities and towns urge Congress to adopt the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package. The bill was passed by the U.S. House last week and is now being considered in the U.S. Senate.