Press Releases

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...
Dec 8, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC – On December 8th, 2021, the U.S. Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – led by Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) – held a hearing titled, “Growing our Economy by Investing in Families: How Supporting Family Caregiving Expands Economic Opportunity and Benefits All Americans” to listen to experts...
Nov 17, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – On November 17th, 2021, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – led by Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) – held a bipartisan roundtable discussion to hear from experts on the measurement of economic well-being on ways the Select Committee, and policymakers more broadly...
Nov 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), Chairman of the House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth, announced key staffing positions for the Select Committee leading into 2022. “I am pleased to welcome this experienced and talented staff to the committee,” said Chairman Himes...
Nov 15, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – On November 15th, 2021, the U.S. Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – led by Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) – held a bipartisan roundtable discussion with national interfaith clergy to learn more about practical economic development efforts in rural, suburban, and urban communities. This...
Nov 3, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC – On November 3rd, 2021, the U.S. Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – led by Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) – held a hearing titled, “Our Changing Economy: The Effects of Technological Innovation, Automation, and the Future of Work,” to listen to experts on the impact of automation...
Oct 18, 2021 Press Release
LORAIN – On October 18th, 2021, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth – led by Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) – held a field hearing in Lorain, Ohio, titled, “Renewing Prosperity in the Industrial Heartland: An Economic Agenda for Forgotten Communities,” to hear directly from local workers and civic...
Sep 27, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – On September 27th, 2021, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth — led by Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) — held a hearing titled, “The Interconnected Economy: The Effects of Globalization on US Economic Disparity,” to listen to experts on the impacts of globalization on goods-producing...
Aug 9, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), Chairman of the House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth, announced several permanent staff positions for the committee. “I am pleased to welcome this experienced and talented staff to the committee,” said Chairman Himes. “The task before us..."...

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