Committee on Children Initiatives

April 12, 2016

From expanding concussion awareness to younger kids, to keeping cancer causing chemicals and materials away from them, I am very excited about these measures we are working on and am pleased to be playing a major role in their progress as Vice-Chair of the Committee on Children.

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 7, 2016

I'm glad I was able to join Sen. Mae Flexer and Rep. Caroline Simmons to highlight Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). I spoke about my involvement with the Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence's 'Where Do You Stand?' program to engage Connecticut men in being active in the prevention of sexual violence in their communities.

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Preserving Funds For Danbury, Hospitals

April 5, 2016

Representative Bob Godfrey joins colleagues on both sides of the aisle to approve a bipartisan agreement for balancing the current year’s state budget, an agreement that preserves municipal aid for Danbury and other towns and restores funding for hospitals, which had been suspended.

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Riley Promotes Safe Havens Awareness

April 4, 2016

Representative Emmett D. Riley joins his legislative colleagues and staff at the William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich to highlight and promote Connecticut’s Safe Havens law, which gives a new mother an option to do the right thing and give her child the appropriate care that they need, if the parent cannot provide it.

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