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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Rep. Cook Awarded Friend of the Family Award

April 4, 2016

Today, I was awarded with the 2016 Friend of the Family Award by the CT Family Resource Center Alliance. Each year the Alliance honors legislators based on their commitment and support to FRCs statewide.

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Juvenile Justice Reform Bills Go Forward

April 1, 2016

The Judiciary Committee approved legislation this week in an effort to reform the juvenile justice system. "It keeps us away from mass incarceration. It helps us find a way for young people to be rehabilitated and make contributions,” says Rep. William Tong, House chairman of the committee.

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