Press Releases

May 11, 2022 Press Release
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday May 11, 2022, at 12pm ET, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – Chaired by Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) – hosted a hearing, “Bringing Prosperity to Left-Behind Communities: Using Targeted Place-based Development to Expand Economic Opportunity,”...
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. 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...
Apr 13, 2022 Press Release
WASHINGTON – On April 13, 2022, the U.S. Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – led by Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) – held a hearing, “(Im)Balance of Power: How Market Concentration Affects Worker Compensation and Consumer Prices,” to hear from experts on how market imbalances lead to...
Apr 7, 2022 Press Release
WASHINGTON – On April 7, 2022, the House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – led by Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) – held a roundtable, “Economic Empowerment for Native Communities: Harnessing Innovation and Self-Governance to Unlock Economic Potential,” to hear from experts on pathways for...
Mar 16, 2022 Press Release
WASHINGTON – On March 16, 2022, the House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – led by Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) – held a hearing, “Big Ideas for Small Businesses: Fostering American Entrepreneurship through Starting, Sustaining, and Growing Small Businesses,” to hear from experts on the role...
Mar 1, 2022 Press Release
WASHINGTON – On March 1, 2022, the House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth — led by Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) — held a hearing, “Promoting Economic Prosperity and Fair Growth through Access to Affordable and Stable Housing,” to listen to experts on how access to safe and consistent...
Feb 9, 2022 Press Release
WASHINGTON – On February 9th, 2022, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – led by Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) – held a hearing, “Connecting Americans to Prosperity: How Infrastructure Can Bolster Inclusive Economic Growth,” to consider how to build 21st century infrastructure that connects...
Jan 20, 2022 Press Release
WASHINGTON – On January 20, 2022, the U.S. Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – led by Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) – held a hearing, “Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy: How Improving Economic Opportunity Benefits All,” to listen to experts on how the legacies of discrimination and exclusionary policies...
Dec 9, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – On December 9th, 2021, the U.S. Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth held a bipartisan roundtable discussion with representatives from the financial services sector to shed light on how they can work with Congress to expand and improve banking services, increase access to capital, and prioritize...

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