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Lawmakers Discuss Priorities with Governor Lamont

February 15, 2019

I joined with colleagues who share my views on issues that I talked about during last fall’s elections.  We met with Governor Lamont to talk about the mandate you gave me this past November: a $15 an hour minimum wage, universal paid family medical leave, the equitable legalization of marijuana, and an economy and society that works for every Connecticut resident.

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Godfrey Joins with Common Cause and U.S. Sen. Blumenthal for Voting Rights

February 8, 2019

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, State Rep. Bob Godfrey, State Rep. Gregg Haddad, State Sen. Mae Flexer, Common Cause in Connecticut and several other advocacy groups held a press conference to convey support for legislation to enact bills that further protect voting rights.

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Senate and House Democrats Announce 2019 Legislative Priorities

February 4, 2019

Today, Democrats in the Connecticut General Assembly announced joint priorities for the 2019 legislative session. The legislative package focuses on establishing a paid family and medical leave program, raising the minimum wage, investing in job training and the state’s workforce pipeline, supporting small businesses, making prescription drugs more affordable, creating a Green New Deal for Connecticut and increasing access to the ballot box.

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Rep. Godfrey Joins Judiciary Committee on Announcement of Legislation to Reduce Gun Violence

February 1, 2019

State Representative Bob Godfrey (D-Danbury) joined Judiciary Committee co-chairs Rep. Steve Stafstrom (D-Bridgeport) and Sen. Gary Winfield (D-New Haven)  along with several legislative colleagues from both parties and activists to announce legislation the committee would take on to reduce gun violence and make Connecticut communities safer.  

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