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Dec 7, 2022 Media Advisory

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 6:30pm ET, the U.S.

Dec 7, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), Chairman of the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth, announced the release of his Committee’s final report, Bridging the Divide: Building an Economy that Works for All.

Sep 30, 2022 Media Advisory

WASHINGTON – On Monday, October 3, 2022, at 10:00am ET, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth, chaired by Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), will visit the headquarters of the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (NASRCC) in Boston.

Jul 8, 2022 Media Advisory

WASHINGTON  – On Thursday, July 14, 2022, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth, chaired by Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), will host a roundtable discussion focused on improving and restoring rural economic growth.

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Nov 30, 2022 In The News

A bipartisan House Select Committee is set to release a first-of-its-kind documentary-style film on economic inequality in America, a modern historical record of three uniquely American stories that members hope bursts the political and partisan bubble around the issue in Washington.

Oct 11, 2022 In The News

At the end of September, Lendistry reached the one-year mark running the 

Oct 4, 2022 In The News

Home prices are moving down, but not as fast as interest rates are moving up. As the Federal Reserve aggressively raises the federal funds rate to try and slow inflation, the average 30-year mortgage rate surpassed 7 percent this week, making homeownership even more inaccessible for millions of Americans.

Oct 3, 2022 In The News

Representatives Jim Himes (D-Conn.) and Gwen Moore (D-Wisc.) recently penned an open letter for Newsweek on how to make home ownership “inclusive and accessible for every American.” 

Sep 30, 2022 In The News

America is at a critical moment for education and workforce training.

Sep 29, 2022 In The News

The government, from Congress down to local boards, needs to step up support for programs like apprenticeships that would help small businesses compete in attracting a diverse group of workers, according to executives meeting with lawmakers this month to tackle the issue.

Sep 23, 2022 In The News

Skills training, digitization of the workplace and increased employee benefits are some of the ways businesses can attract workers, increase workplace diversity and support employees’ wellbeing, according to participants in a Wednesday roundtable discussion hosted by the Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth.

Aug 19, 2022 In The News

On Tuesday, August 9, I cohosted a tour of the port and maritime facilities for members of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth. The Select Committee is focused on developing bipartisan solutions to the prosperity gap between wealthy Americans and everyone else.

Aug 11, 2022 In The News

Liberal champion Rep. Pramila Jayapal wants congressional Democrats to pursue an equity-based economic agenda modeled after her home city of Seattle, which has spearheaded a law creating the high

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