Kim Rose
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 4002
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
Kim.Rose@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
292 Naugatuck Avenue
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 701-6098 cell

Current News & Events

January 28, 2015
REP. KIM ROSE: AFFORDABLE HOUSING PUBLIC HEARING SET
State Rep. Kim Rose, vice chair of the legislature’s Housing Committee today announced an affordable housing public hearing that many local residents are waiting for is set. Rep. Rose has been championing a fix to the existing law, otherwise known as 8-30g, which has been used by contractors to bypass local zoning laws creating serious concerns for neighborhoods in Milford and other cities and towns. READ MORE
January 22, 2015
MILFORD OFFICIALS TALK ABOUT CITIZENSHIP TO CUB SCOUTS
State Rep. Kim Rose joined Milford officials to talk to the St. Mary based Cub Scout Pack 721 about citizenship in local and state government. Lawmakers and local officials present had the opportunity to share personal stories with the cub scouts and discussed what got them interested in public service. READ MORE
January 20, 2015
REP. KIM ROSE PUSHES CRITICAL LEGISLATION
Kim Rose has been actively working on key legislation that will have a big impact in Milford. Two key proposals have been submitted and are gaining momentum. An affordable housing proposal and a contractor bill that Rep. Rose has championed since she was sworn in to serve her constituents in 2011 are moving through the legislative process. The affordable housing bill is expected to have a public hearing in New Haven during the upcoming weeks and residents are encouraged to participate. Please call the office number (800) 842-8267 for more information. “It is essential that we get as much participation as possible,” Rep. Rose said. The contractor bill calls for more accountability for home contractors, testing their knowledge about state law, showing proof of and increasing their liability coverage, and requiring an increase to the $15k guarantee fund now in place to $30k that would become available to homeowners for claims, if litigation were won in court. READ MORE
January 6, 2015
KIM ROSE RETAINS LEADERSHIP ROLES
Rep. Kim Rose has retained leadership roles for the 2015 Legislative Session. Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey has reappointed her House vice chair of the Housing Committee and Assistant Majority Whip. She will also serve on the Committee on Children and the Veterans’ Affairs Committee. READ MORE
November 14, 2014
NOVEMBER IS LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
Rep. Rose, who has successfully battled lung cancer, is reminding Connecticut residents that November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month. A tireless advocate, she is encouraging people to learn as much as possible to help prevent this disease and help educate others. “Lung cancer is the number one killer of women,” Rep. Rose said. “Anyone can get lung cancer and we cannot rely on symptoms to let us know.” READ MORE
July 1, 2014
MILFORD LEGISLATORS HOSTED VETERANS FAIR
Rep. Kim Rose and her colleagues hosted a Veterans Resource Fair in Milford where federal, state and local agencies were on hand to discuss and explain veterans’ benefits available to state veterans and their families. READ MORE
June 12, 2014
REP. KIM ROSE ANNOUNCES WAYS TO REPORT SILVER SANDS INCIDENTS
While Rep. Kim Rose attended a meeting with the Walnut Beach Association, questions concerning the reporting of incidents at Silver Sands State Park were brought up by residents in the area. READ MORE
May 8, 2014
MILFORD LAWMAKERS WELCOME
STATE SENATE APPROVAL OF TREE TRIMMING BILL

State Rep. Kim Rose welcomed the final legislative approval of a bill that concerns tree trimming. This legislation is important to Milford as United Illuminating prepares for its tree tagging, trimming and tree removal program. READ MORE
May 7, 2014
KIM ROSE LAUDS PASSAGE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUG
TAKE-BACK PROGRAM LEGISLATION

After four years of working to establish a safe disposal program for unused and unwanted prescription medication, State Rep. Kim Rose is delighted to see her proposal come to fruition. “It is a common sense bill that is good for the environment as well as a public safety measure,” she said.
The Citizens Campaign for the Environment, a group that supported the effort, praised the passage of the bill. READ MORE

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