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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MS Society Award

April 1, 2016

I received an award by the Connecticut Chapter of the National MS Society for my work on legislation that promoted accessibility for persons living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other disabilities during MS Action Day at the Capitol.

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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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Morris Votes To Balance Budget, Keep Funding For Norwalk And Hospitals

March 30, 2016

Rep. Bruce Morris votes to approve a bipartisan agreement that restores funding to hospitals and balances the state budget without cutting municipal aid to Norwalk. "By working across party lines, we passed a bipartisan agreement that balances the state budget,” Morris said

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