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May 5, 2022 Media Advisory

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday May 11, 2022, at 12pm ET, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – Chaired by Rep.

Apr 21, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Earlier this week, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth sent a letter to U.S.

Apr 5, 2022 Media Advisory

WASHINGTON – On Monday, April 11, 2002, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – Chaired by Rep.

Apr 4, 2022 Media Advisory

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, April 7, 2022, at 10:00am ET, the U.S.

Mar 30, 2022 Media Advisory

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 12:00 pm ET, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), Chairman of the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth, will hold a hybrid hearing examining how power concentration leads to greater economic disparities for employees and consumers alike.

Mar 11, 2022 Media Advisory

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at 10:00am ET, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), Chairman of the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth, will hold a hybrid hearing examining the role that small business ownership plays in creating pathways to economic security and inclusive growth.

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Apr 26, 2022 In The News

WASHINGTON – This past week, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth sent a letter to U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo regarding the importance of fully funding the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s (BEA’s) Distributing Personal Income data series. The Select Committee strongly urged the U.S.

Apr 26, 2022 In The News

The federal government should take concrete steps to help bolster housing in Black and other nonwhite communities in order to rectify racist practices that for decades cleaved them from white communities that benefited exclusively from support and investment, a professor who has studied the history of segregation in Milwaukee told a Congressional committee on April 13.

Apr 21, 2022 In The News

A letter authored by members of the U.S. House of Representatives requested a more efficient publishing of personal income data collected by the U.S. Department of Commerce. 

The data, gathered by Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, looks at personal income information of Americans to gauge the rate of economic growth and its distribution across households. 

Apr 17, 2022 In The News

From food to fuel to housing, consumers are feeling the pinch of rising prices. Some would say it’s more like a punch or slap in the face. As corporations make record profits, they choose to raise prices instead of wages – that tells us all we need to know. New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), otherwise known as AOC, is calling those corporations out, tweeting:

Apr 14, 2022 In The News

On today’s episode of The MeidasTouch Podcast, we sit down with TWO incredible guests. First up, we connect with Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes.

Apr 14, 2022 In The News

The team behind Milwaukee's $66 million Community Within the Corridor affordable housing and community development is finalizing leases with commercial and residential tenants and is on track to open for the first residents in June and for full completion by November, developer Que El-Amin of Scott Crawford Inc. said.
 

Apr 14, 2022 In The News

Rent caps, support for emerging developers and direct financial support for proven housing agencies were just a few solutions to housing inequities presented this week to a select congressional committee meeting in Milwaukee.

Apr 13, 2022 In The News

This week, members of the U.S. Congress are taking a closer look at economic disparities between communities of color and white neighborhoods in southeastern Wisconsin. That look included a bus tour and congressional hearing in Milwaukee Tuesday.

Apr 13, 2022 In The News

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisconsin), whose district includes Milwaukee, hosted a Tuesday tour of Milwaukee neighborhoods for Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) and Rep. Bryan Steil (R-Wisconsin) of Kenosha. On a charter bus tour through Milwaukee's Bronzeville, Harambee, Lindsay Heights and Amani neighborhoods this week, a group of U.S.

Apr 13, 2022 In The News

MILWAUKEE— Monday marked the start of the district work week for Congress. And while most lawmakers returned to their own districts, Rep. Jim Himes, D-Connecticut spent the first half of the week in Wisconsin.

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