Representative Godfrey’s values have been instilled in her by her close-knit family, and she and her husband are raising their own children to live out the ideals of compassion, empathy, and empowerment. Rep. Godfrey believes in supporting families through protected and expanded healthcare coverage, wages that allow families to better provide for their kids, and programs that help families get ahead. During her first term, Rep. Godfrey fought for families by investing in maternal and infant health, defending the minimum wage increase that voters approved, and championing bills that make life easier for working families.
Representative Godfrey has always been motivated by her faith and her values of inclusiveness and opportunity. She believes that diversity is an asset that enriches our communities and that diverse voices and experiences should be elevated. Bilingual in English and Spanish, Rep. Godfrey understands the importance of communication with and for Arkansans who speak a language other than English. As your state representative, Rep. Godfrey advocated for fairness by promoting community safety and trust, speaking up for Springdale’s values of inclusion and equality, and passing her landmark bill for DACA nurses with overwhelming bipartisan support.
for the future
Representative Godfrey believes that the best way to prepare a safe, supportive, successful Arkansas for our kids is to invest in them now. A career-long public educator, Rep. Godfrey believes wholeheartedly in strengthening our public schools and expanding educational opportunities for all Arkansas kids. Rep. Godfrey supports innovation and development by making investments in an improved quality of life and supporting efforts to build our economy from the ground up, not the top down. During the legislative session, Rep. Godfrey planned for the future of our community by working with the Governor to pass the highway plan, increasing teacher pay, and expanding in-state tuition to more Arkansas students.