First elected in 1990
Date of birth: 3/2/1943
Top issues: Healthcare, Worker Benefits, Food Safety, Gender Equality
Committees: Committee on Appropriations; Committee on the Budget
Former profession: Chief of Staff to Sen Chris Dodd, First Executive Director of Emily’s List
Education: M.A., Columbia University; B.A., Marymount College; London School of Economics
Did you know?
Rosa was the executive director of EMILY’s List before running for office in 1991.