Godfrey Urges Governor Malloy To Sign Mammography Bill On Behalf Of CT Women

May 25, 2016

In a letter to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Deputy Speaker Bob Godfrey and Rep. Janice Giegler, minority whip, implore him to sign HB 5233, An Act Concerning Health Insurance Coverage for Tomosynthesis for Breast Cancer Screenings, on behalf of thousands of women across Connecticut who deserve quality diagnostics and health care.

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Godfrey Applauds Domestic Violence Bill

April 27, 2016

"This is an important next step in ensuring that people in the state of Connecticut are safe in their own homes,” Godfrey said after the House of Representatives passed legislation requiring gun owners to surrender their firearms within 24 hours after being served with a temporary restraining order in domestic violence cases. For more on passage of this legislation, read the CT Mirror news story.

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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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