CURRENT NEWS

Legislature OKs Bill Helping Firefighters

April 25, 2016

For Representative Bob Godfrey, protecting firefighters and making sure they're treated fairly is of paramount concern. That is why he co-sponsored a bill that establishes a relief fund for wage replacements. The fund will be used for firefighters who are battling work-related cancer. House Bill 5262 provides compensation for current and former uniformed members of a paid or volunteer fire department who suffer from certain diseases as a result of performing their jobs.

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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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Rep. Godfrey Meets With YMCA Officials, Discusses Nationwide Health Initiative

March 30, 2016

Rep. Bob Godfrey meets with representatives of the YMCA to discuss legislative issues of statewide concern, including legislation related to obesity and diabetes. YMCA of the USA has launched a nationwide initiative to combat obesity and diabetes. For more details on this initiative, read this New York Times news story.

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AIDS Project Greater Danbury

March 28, 2016

Rep. Bob Godfrey meets with representatives of the Aids Project Greater Danbury to discuss legislative issues. Founded in 1987, AIDS Project Greater Danbury advocates for and provides services to people living with HIV/AIDS as well as their families and loved ones while actively promoting AIDS education, prevention and awareness in western Connecticut and beyond.

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