Easton held its second Juneteenth celebration this year, hosted by the Easton Diversity & Inclusion Task Force (EDIT). This year’s event focused on teaching attendees about the history of the day and more broadly about the African diaspora. The African diaspora refers to the “mass Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park”
Voters in Easton and across America turned out in record numbers for the Nov. 3 Presidential Election. They cast an unprecedented number of absentee ballots, which states sanctioned to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Voters also showed up at the polls.
Easton and Connecticut’s 4th U.S. Congressional District voted to return Jim Himes to Congress as U. S. representative for another seventh term. Himes defeated his Republican challenger, Jonathan Riddle, and Independent candidate, Brian Merlen, according to an Associated Press projection Continue reading “Himes Vows to ‘Restore Civility and Decency in our Daily Discourse’”
1. What do you believe is the single most important issue facing Easton voters and why?
The first item on my agenda is stabilizing our health care relief system. As of Oct. 14, Connecticut has had over 60,000 cases of COVID-19, with over 4,500 resulting in death. In Fairfield Continue reading “What Matters Most to Easton: Jim Himes Responds”
In March, as COVID devastated our communities, I co-sponsored and voted for the CARES Act, a wide-ranging economic rescue package that provided rapid and meaningful relief for individuals and businesses through a series of programs, including the CARES Act Recovery Assistance. Thousands Continue reading “Jim Himes Candidate Statement: Together, We Will Recover from the Crises We Have Been Facing”
To The Editor:
We have been very fortunate to be represented by our extremely hard-working and effective Congressman, Jim Himes.
While providing exceptional constituent services, Jim fights to build and maintain affordable health care, secures resources for our state’s economy Continue reading “Letter: Support Jim Himes for Congress”
Elections have consequences. Elections are about selecting representatives who abide by their oath of office with integrity and do not disparage American values and principles.
This year, our lives and future depend on who leads us. On November 3rd, we get Continue reading “Easton Democratic Town Committee Commentary”
Virtual Debate for 135th District
The Weston League of Women Voters will hold a virtual debate between incumbent Anne Hughes (D) and challenger John Shaban (R), candidates for Connecticut Assembly District 135, via a Zoom webinar on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.Continue reading “Virtual Debates for 135th Conn. District, 4th Congressional District”
Congressman Jim Himes stopped by the Easton Police Department on Monday, April 13 to drop off food and give thanks to Easton’s first responders. Chief Richard Doyle (who was recently promoted to the rank of chief on Monday, April 6) discussed all the ways that Easton’s first responders Continue reading “Easton Police Department Has a Visit from Congressman Jim Himes”
U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, 4th District, invites constituents to participate in a Telephone Town Hall on Friday, March 13, to learn more about the coronavirus pandemic and how they can protect themselves and their family. Following is his message:
As coronavirus spreads through the country Continue reading “Himes Will Hold Telephone Town Hall Friday on COVID-19”