Jim Himes

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. 

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.)
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U.S. Representative Jim Himes of Connecticut said he’s hopeful that lawmakers can pass a COVID-19 recovery package. But he said the delay has been embarrassing.

" class="wysiwyg-break drupal-content" src="/sites/all/modules/contrib/wysiwyg/plugins/break/images/spacer.gif" title="<--break-->">Himes said he’s given up trying to predict the timeline for a new COVID-19 relief bill, more than seven months after the CARES Act passed in the Spring.

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U.S. Representative Jim Himes of Connecticut said local governments in Fairfield County need long-term investments to fix its outdated transportation infrastructure.

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation has been awarded nearly $80 million in federal funds to assist with replacing the 124-year-old Walk Bridge in Norwalk.

Data Security
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Democratic U.S. Congressman Jim Himes of Connecticut said cybersecurity training needs to be ramped up to counter foreign hackers.