Women's Issues a Top Priority

February 11, 2016

As co-chair of the legislature’s Women’s Caucus, I am delighted to work with the PCSW, in pushing important legislative initiatives that focus on women’s issues across the state. I look forward to a productive and exciting session working on legislation that will address some of our priorities such as equity needs, violence and sex trafficking.

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MIilford Schools Receive Improvement Grant

February 11, 2016

I am happy to see $137,345 grant coming to Milford’s school district for technology upgrades. I applaud the state’s commitment to supporting our schools by providing the necessary resources to continue meeting the newly established standards. When it comes to keeping with today’s technological demands, upgrades are always welcomed. The State Bond Commission today approved more than $10 million in bond allocations across the state to help them with technological updates including equipment.

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Milford Veteran Inducted Into CT Veterans Hall of Fame

December 1, 2015

I was pleased to join state leaders and the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs in recognizing a group of veterans who were inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame, 2015 Class, including Milford’s resident, Greg Smith who served 10 years of active duty in the U.S. Navy. I nominated Greg because his continued commitment to local civic and volunteer service to others is simply extraordinary!

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Milford Hospital Funding to be Restored

October 9, 2015

News that $736,870 in state funding will be restored to Milford Hospital is welcoming, but I will continue to advocate on behalf of my constituents for the full restoration of this critical funding.

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Silver Sands Residents Concerned About Project

September 25, 2015

After months of strong advocacy, planning and meetings with residents and local and state officials, the State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) held its Silver Sands Park Informational Meeting at Milford’s Town Hall. Over 300 residents attended the meeting and many had the chance to voice their concerns about the much anticipated DEEP Silver Sands Park improvement plan. Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey was at the meeting at the request of Rep. Rose to support her and area residents that will be impacted by the multi-million dollar plan to revitalize the beach.


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Milford Seniors Learn about Technology

February 28, 2015

I joined my colleague, Rep. Ferraro at the Milford Senior Center for a technology workshop hosted by AT&T. Learning how to use smartphones or tablet technologies could mean the beginning of new adventures for some of our elderly who lack technology knowledge. AT&T staff members began the workshop by explaining the value of smartphones and one app in particular: Facetime! They spoke about how the video phone call application for iPhones can be used to speak to and see loved ones. I was happy to see a nice group of people interested in learning these new skills.

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