WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 6:30pm ET, the U.S.
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.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), Chairman of the U.S.
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.
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 1:00pm ET, the U.S.
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at 12 p.m. PT (3 p.m. ET), the U.S.
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, July 28, 2022, at 10 am ET, the U.S.
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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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.
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.
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.”
America is at a critical moment for education and workforce training.
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.
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.
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.