Jim Himes

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Candidates Speak at Largest Turnout in Decades for Greenwich Democrats Annual Picnic

Greenwich Democrats Annual Picnic featured remarks from Richard Blumenthal, Governor Ned Lamont, Congressman Jim Himes, Senator Chris Murphy, Attorney General William Tong, Secretary of State Denise Merrill, State Senator Alex Bergstein, State Rep Steve Meskers and Greenwich Candidates including Jill Oberlander and Sandy Litvack. Continue Reading →

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Connecticut Advocates Travel to Washington, DC to Urge Lawmakers to Invest In Kids

Marilyn Roos and son, Hurley White, 16, of Greenwich joined more than 250 advocates from 35 states to attend in-depth advocacy trainings and urge lawmakers to make key investments in early childhood education in the U.S. and provide humanitarian support for the world’s children. Continue Reading →

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RMA Speaker Series: Congressman Himes to Present “A Report from Washington DC” on Feb 20

Congressman Jim Himes will discuss the challenges facing the new Democratic House of Representatives. Over the coming months, Democrats will be taking action to protect and improve the Affordable Care Act, preserve the environment, invest in infrastructure, rein in the President’s power to make war, protect LGBTQ and women’s rights and create immigration solutions that work. Legislative priorities include providing paid family leave and working to protect Americans with pre-existing conditions. Continue Reading →

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Carl Higbie to Co-Host Panel Discussion at Greenwich Town Hall, Expects Fireworks

A year ago, Greenwich native and former Navy Seal Carl Higbie, was riding high. The married father of two who served two tours in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, was a regular on Fox and CNN. Then was given a job in the Trump administration. But it all came crashing down when remarks he made in 2013 as a radio host on Sound of Freedom surfaced. Overnight he became the target of global media outrage. A year later, he says he has learned from the painful experience and is planning a bi-partisan Town Meeting discussion with panelists on the left and right discussion guns, immigration, taxes and foreign policy. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Scouting Troop 9 Commemorates 100th Anniversary

In addition to the Council-wide events, camp outs, and winter Klondike, Troop 9 participates in annual weekend campouts and ski trips to Vermont, campouts at Great Captains Island, Backyard Patrol Camps, the trip to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico, and the annual pot luck holiday party where the Scouts are in charge of cooking. Continue Reading →

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Letter: Greenwich Democrats Are Charged up for November

“Democrats from Greenwich would be so novel we would command attention! In addition however, all the candidates are serious-minded people running on positive policy platforms…What’s not to like? This is a platform that appeals to all Democrats and large swathes of unaffiliated voters. In fairness our Republican friends share some of these objectives too. But decades of sending Republicans to Hartford hasn’t cured any of our ills.” – John Blankley Continue Reading →

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FAP Goes to Washington, DC for Autism Society 50th Anniversary Conference

AP representatives, Brita Darany von Regensburg and Tibor Darany met with leaders of the Autism Society and subsequently visited on the Hill the offices of Connecticut’s Federal Legislators, Senators Murphy and Blumenthal as well as Representative Himes to advocate for five bills: Americans with Disabilities Act, Higher Education Act, Affordable Care Act, Respond, Innovate, Succeed, and Empower (RISE) Act, Autism CARES Act and Able Age Adjustment Act. Continue Reading →

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