Milford Delegation: Learn about Vaping

Posted on November 12, 2019 by jdooley


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MILFORD – Join the Milford Health Department, the Milford Prevention Council and State Representatives Kathy Kennedy (R-119) and Charles Ferraro, Kim Rose (D-118) and Sen. James Maroney (D-14) and other stakeholders to learn about the dangers of youth vaping, its impact on our schools and community, and more.

When: Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Milford Campus – Bridgeport Hospital Auditorium, 300 Seaside Avenue in Milford

In the last two months, over three dozen

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State Rep. Kathy Kennedy: 2019 Legislative Survey

Posted on October 9, 2019 by jdooley


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Kennedy: Milford Diaper Drive Ends with Thousands of Diapers

Posted on October 9, 2019 by jdooley


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MILFORD- Spearheaded by Milford’s legislative delegation Representatives Kathy Kennedy (R-119), Charles Ferraro R-117), Kim Rose (D-118) and State Senator James Maroney (D-14), in cooperation with the United Way of Milford and TEAM Inc., hosted a successful City-Wide Diaper Drive for in-need Milford families.

“I am proud to help sponsor this diaper drive. Diapers are not luxury item for families; they are a vital component of the health and well-being of infants and toddlers,” said Rep. Kennedy.

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Rep. Kennedy: Lane Closures Route 34 in Orange

Posted on October 8, 2019 by jdooley


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Scheduled Lane Closures on Route 34 (East and West) over the Wepawaug River in Orange

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that Route 34 eastbound and westbound in the vicinity of the Wepawaug River in Orange will be reduced to one lane in each direction between the hours of 9 PM, Friday October 11, 2019, and 5 AM, Monday October 14, 2019.  An additional identical closure will occur again between the hours of 9 PM, Friday, October 18, 2019,  and 5 AM, Monday,  October 21, 2019.

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Rep. Kennedy: Bridge Maintenance, Deck Repairs on I-95 North and South in Milford

Posted on October 7, 2019 by jdooley


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Bridge Maintenance, Deck Repairs on I-95 North and South in Milford

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a bridge maintenance project will be performed on I-95 North and South in Milford, beginning Monday, October 7, 2019.

The project consists of concrete full-depth deck repairs on the I-95 North and South bridge #00153 on I-95 in Milford.  This project is scheduled to occur the evening of Monday, October 7, 2019 to the morning of Friday, October 11, 2019. 

The work is

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State Rep. Kathy Kennedy: Milford & Orange Residents Brace for New Tax Hike

Posted on September 24, 2019 by jdooley


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Dear Neighbors,

Connecticut users of the music streaming service Spotify received emails last week that the state sales taxes will be going up starting next month.

Effective October 1, 2019, sales of “digital goods” that are electronically accessed or transferred, which includes audio works, visual works, audio-visual works, reading materials or ring tones, will be subject to sales and use taxes at the standard 6.35% rate.

The new tax rate also applies

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Rep. Kennedy: Grocery Tax is Back; Hurting CT Families

Posted on September 13, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD – State Rep. Kathy Kennedy (R-119) along with Senate and House Republican colleagues announced newly released details on a grocery store tax included in the Democrat state budget set to go into effect October 1, 2019 which could potentially encompass all cooked food from a rotisserie chicken to eight ounces of soup.

The Democrat-approved 7.35% tax will be applied to a long list of food items that have never been taxed when sold in grocery stores before, according to the state Department

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State Rep. Kathy Kennedy Op-Ed: Working to Make Schools Safer

Posted on September 6, 2019 by jdooley


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Working to Make Schools Safer

By State Rep. Kathy Kennedy

To better address bullying in schools across the state, I strongly supported a bi-partisan proposal that works to evaluate, improve and strengthen bullying laws this past legislative session.

The legislation, (PA 19-166), An Act Concerning Safe School Climate Policies includes establishes an 33-member Social and Emotional Learning and School Climate Advisory Collaborative tasked with, monitoring school climate improvement efforts in the state;

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State Rep. Kathy Kennedy: Check Your Home Energy Efficiency

Posted on September 5, 2019 by jdooley


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Dear Neighbors,

In preparation of colder months ahead this is a good time of year to check your home energy efficiency.

Windows, doors, and electrical outlets are all common areas for your cool/warm air to escape, causing air conditioner units and heaters to work harder and increase your energy usage. Weatherizing can help keep energy use down without sacrificing comfort.

Please know that both United Illuminating and Eversource offer a low-cost in-home assessment service program, called Home Energy

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Rep. Kathy Kennedy: Nighttime Bridge Maintenance along Interstate 95 in Milford

Posted on September 3, 2019 by jdooley


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime bridge maintenance project will be performed on Interstate 95 North and South in Milford, Wednesday, September 4, through Friday, September 20, 2019.

The project consists of structural steel repairs to the West River Street Bridge (#00144) over  I-95.

This project is included in the Department of Transportation’s 2019 bridge maintenance program to support state forces with bridge repairs.

LANE CLOSURE INFO:

Motorists can

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