U.S. Rep. Himes Votes To Replenish Highway Trust Fund

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The Route 7 interchange with Interstate 95 is under construction in Norwalk.
The Route 7 interchange with Interstate 95 is under construction in Norwalk. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D - 4th District) recently voted to help replenish the federal Highway Trust Fund through May 2015. 

The U.S. Department of Transportation indicated that the fund will fall below a sustainable level Aug. 1 and could put as many as 700,000 jobs at risk, unless Congress acts.

“The Highway Trust Fund is absolutely essential to Southwest Connecticut’s transit projects and economy, and allowing it to run dry is simply not an option," Himes said in a statement. "This legislation will protect hundreds of thousands of jobs nationwide and critical transportation projects in our region, but we must do better.

"I will continue pushing for long-term investments to address our nation’s critical need to build a 21st century transportation infrastructure that creates jobs and helps our businesses compete in the global economy.“

A recent White House report, released in an effort to persuade Congress to pass a $302 billion bill to improve infrastructure around the nation, says Connecticut has the worst roads and bridges in the country.

The report said that 41 percent of roads in Connecticut are in poor condition and that 35 percent of the 4,218 bridges in the state were structurally deficient or functionally obsolete.

Read more about the report here at the Daily Voice. 

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I am 60 years old and a complete failure
I have no J.O.B.
I played in a go nowhere garage band and they kicked me out
I am a meth head
I am a coke head
I have a wine enema fetish
My rear end leaks do to me putting things in it.
I had 2 cars repoed
My house was foreclosed
I live in the shelter
I post from the public library
I am a stupid racist
I am a racist because I am jealous that most if not all blacks are smarter than I am
I hate Obama because he has done so well for himself at such a young age
I hate Obama because I am such a failure at such an old old age.
My x-wife caught me in bed with a black dude
My x-wife kicked me to the curb because she caught me in bed with a black dude
My wee no longer woks do to my bad prostate
I tend to wet the bed when high

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NOW FOR MY PITIFUL LIFE

I am 60 years old and a complete failure
I have no J.O.B.
I played in a go nowhere garage band and they kicked me out
I am a meth head
I am a coke head
I have a wine enema fetish
My rear end leaks do to me putting things in it.
I had 2 cars repoed
My house was foreclosed
I live in the shelter
I post from the public library
I am a stupid racist
I am a racist because I am jealous that most if not all blacks are smarter than I am
I hate Obama because he has done so well for himself at such a young age
I hate Obama because I am such a failure at such an old old age.
My x-wife caught me in bed with a black dude
My x-wife kicked me to the curb because she caught me in bed with a black dude
My wee no longer woks do to my bad prostate
I tend to wet the bed when high

AS YOU CAN ALL SEE MY LIFE SUCKS AND I AM A COMPLETE AND TOTAL FAILURE.
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Now he is just the norwalk village idiot, laugh at him like everyone else does.
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Let the idiot Republican scum trash mismanage even more, they are professional job killers, and clearly have destroyed this country..
I thought the village Bush boy started wars for a reason Oh that was just another lie, my bad.

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CEO
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I guess he is good for replying with Gay Spam. Thats some skill in todays world

Queen
NO one cares

As we all know Republicans are scum. Who are my parents?

Let the idiot democrats mismanage even more, they are professional job killers, and clearly Detroit is what CT is becoming...

I thought Barry boy put aside a ton of stimulus for roads? Oh that was just another lie, my bad.

Republicans are nothing, but a pretty boy,empty, suits,and its time for all of them to go.Whats sad is that it appears we have to many, right wing kooks . Red state boobs

Himes is nothing but a pretty boy,empty suit,and its time for him to go.Whats sad is that it appears there are enough left wing dinbats in his district to push him into another term.Blue state boobs.

Calling this a "trust fund" is truly a joke ... It was and is just a slush fund used for whatever ..... No lack of money if the terms of the "trust" were followed with any kind of integrity. JH ... Clean up your party's act and the problem goes away!

leoj
You seem to be drunk on the right wing kook aid

He can't help it as he has the disease of the right wing.

What he forgets or does not know is that tax revenue from fuels etc was originally intended for highway maintenance. But the government decided to siphon off too much of the highway tax revenue for other transportation projects. Mass transit, electric vehicle development, airport development, among others dug into the highway trust fund and our highways were neglected. Then along comes "shovel ready" trillion dollar infrastructure projects that really did nothing and now more money, borrowed from China, to add to the debt. These elected folks are screwing up a once potent nation.

Himes is part of it for not standing for principles.

Alethiologist
Good copy and paste from the right wing wacko blogs.

Yes BClinton Johnson I agree

True as we all know the right wing scum love to copy and paste lies.

Which blog? Show us where he got that. We know that what YOU do, you have been called out on it many times