CURRENT NEWS

Advocating For Sufferers Of Rare Disease

March 1, 2017

I joined activists and families affected by rare disease at a press conference in support of a bill she introduced to establish an advisory council to make recommendations on legislation concerning the issue.

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Press Conference In Support Of Small Businesses

February 23, 2017

I was pleased to join Speaker Aresimowicz, Majority Leader Ritter and colleagues at a press conference today in support of two small business bills that will provide additional capital and resources to start-ups and business owners.

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NRG Facility Tour

February 21, 2017

I toured the NRG’s facilities on Naugatuck Avenue, a leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of the nation's largest and most diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. We were welcomed by Dan Hendrick, and Don Guzetta who shared part of their day with us. It was interesting to learn more about their business and the vital role they play by stepping in when energy demand increases, particularly during a power loss. NRG employs 13 people.

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Elderly-Disabled Housing Public Hearing

February 8, 2017

On Tuesday, February 7, 2014 the Housing Committee held a public hearing and the following bills were on the agenda: SB-742 An Act Concerning Certain Housing Developments And Discrimination On The Basis Of Age.

HB-5463 An Act Authorizing Separate Living Areas In Municipal Public Housing For Elderly Persons And Younger Persons With Disabilities and we heard passionate testimony in support and in opposition on this issue.

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Feed Our Vets!

February 8, 2017

I had the great honor of welcoming Michael Beatties of Storrs, CT to the House Chamber and learn more about the extraordinary commitment he has to veterans across the nation. He is a Navy veteran who has completed 12,000 miles across America by bicycle in a selfless effort to bring awareness to hungry Vets. To learn more about his cause, please go online to www.feedourvets.org

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Rep. Rose Tours Beth-El Center

February 6, 2017

I was pleased to tour the Beth-El Center facility and meet with Toni Dolan, Executive Director of the Beth-El Center to learn more about the services they provide to residents in Milford and to explore ways the state can support the center’s goals. Beth-El Center is a homeless shelter and food service program servicing families in Milford, including  those who reside in the supportive housing development located at 85 New Haven Avenue also known as Liberty Pointe.

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Pedestrian Safety Headlines!

February 3, 2017

Pedestrian Safety continues to be a top priority for me. A UConn study shows that there were more than 1,400 accidents in the state involving pedestrians, 50 of those fatal. I am pleased the DOT heard my pleas for more safety measures in the Bridgeport Avenue stretch and changes have been happening. Please click on the link below for more information and to view my interview with News 8 on this issue.

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