Sayers Wins Medical Society Award

October 14, 2015

At the 223rd Annual Meeting of the Connecticut State Medical Society, CSMS President Robert Russo, MD presented a Legislative Recognition Award to State Representative Peggy Sayers.

She was selected for recognition of her dedication and effort on behalf of Connecticut physicians and patients during the 2015 General Assembly session.

“I am thrilled and honored to receive this award,” said Rep. Sayers. “I am proud to advocate on their behalf. I thank the Connecticut Medical Society for recognizing me for my efforts at the State Capitol.”

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Representative Godfrey's Advocacy Earns A Perfect CTLCV Environmental Score

October 14, 2015

The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) honors Representative Bob Godfrey for his advocacy of environmental initiatives.

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Aid to Small Hospitals

October 9, 2015

The Office of Policy and Management announced that the state will distribute $14.1 million to small hospitals through the Small Hospital Pool. With massive differences between large hospitals and small ones in profit margins—differences of hundreds of millions of dollars annually—OPM is taking this proactive action to support six small hospitals.

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Morris Champions Excessive Police Force Bill

October 1, 2015

Calling it a first step in an attempt to prevent police brutality, state Rep. Bruce Morris on Monday praised the legislature’s approval of bipartisan legislation that mandates body cameras for law enforcement officers throughout Connecticut, increased police training and the appointment of special prosecutors in cases where there is a death that involves an officer and the use of physical force.

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