Jim Himes http://wshu.org en Stamford and Bridgeport Head Start programs win millions in federal funding http://wshu.org/post/stamford-and-bridgeport-head-start-programs-win-millions-federal-funding <p>Organizations running early childhood education programs for low-income kids in Stamford and Bridgeport have won millions of dollars in federal grants to continue their programs.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:00:49 +0000 Craig LeMoult 20391 at http://wshu.org Federal bill would create "Green Bank" based on Conn. model http://wshu.org/post/federal-bill-would-create-green-bank-based-conn-model <p>Two members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are among the co-sponsors of <a href="http://stateofdisparity.org/">a bill that would create a federal so-called “green bank”</a> to support clean energy infrastructure projects.&nbsp; The legislation is modeled on a <a href="http://www.ctcleanenergy.com/">Connecticut program</a>.</p><p></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:48:11 +0000 Craig LeMoult 16679 at http://wshu.org Obama highlights grieving Newtown families in State of the Union address http://wshu.org/post/obama-highlights-grieving-newtown-families-state-union-address <p></p><p>In his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Obama once again highlighted the grieving families in Newtown, Connecticut.</p><p></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:13:31 +0000 Matt Laslo 11995 at http://wshu.org Obama highlights grieving Newtown families in State of the Union address Congressional delegation from Conn., NY reflects on 2013 http://wshu.org/post/congressional-delegation-conn-ny-reflects-2013 <p>By all accounts this wasn’t a pretty year for Congress.&nbsp; Connecticut and New York lawmakers in Washington say they are as upset about it as voters.</p><p></p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 13:45:26 +0000 Matt Laslo 10349 at http://wshu.org Congressional delegation from Conn., NY reflects on 2013 Conn.'s DeLauro, Himes, Murphy holding informational events about Obamacare http://wshu.org/post/conns-delauro-himes-murphy-holding-informational-events-about-obamacare <p>Members of Connecticut's Congressional delegation are hosting events to highlight the Affordable Care Act and encourage people to sign up for the state's healthcare exchange.</p><p></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:57:09 +0000 Craig LeMoult 8525 at http://wshu.org