CURRENT NEWS

Firefighter's Cancer Coverage Bill Passes Senate

April 26, 2016

I’m happy to announce that the Senate passed the firefighters cancer coverage bill! Here I stand with firefighters from Torrington who came all the way to the Capitol to support the bill’s passage. I am proud to stand by them. This bill will establish a relief fund used for wage replacement of those who are diagnosed with certain conditions of cancer as a result of their service as paid municipal or volunteer firefighters.

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Firefighters Cancer Bill Passes in House

April 20, 2016

I am pleased to announce that the firefighter’s cancer bill I have championed has passed the House of Representatives.

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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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Cook Testifies In Support Of Bill To Help Fire Fighters

February 25, 2016

Rep. Michelle Cook testified Thursday in support of legislation addressing the needs of firefighters who have contracted cancer related to their duties.

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