Rep. Rutigliano Honored by Bridgeport Regional Business Council


BRIDGEPORT- State Representative David Rutigliano (R-123) received the ‘Regional Impact Legislator of the Year Award’ at the Bridgeport Regional Business Council’s 143nd Annual Meeting and Luncheon today held at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn & Conference Center.

Rep. Rutigliano said, “I want to thank the Bridgeport Regional Business Council for this honor and for their efforts in promoting pro-growth policies for the state of Connecticut, particularly the Greater Bridgeport Region.”

The mission of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC) is to increase the economic opportunities for the people of the Bridgeport region by acting to create an environment for business expansion, retention, and recruitment that will result in jobs and tax base growth.

The award to Rep. Rutigliano was determined by the BRBC’s Government Relations Committee and is given annually to a regional legislator with a record in support of business and legislation relating to improving the economy, and employment opportunities.

Rep. Rutigliano is a small business owner with over 20 years of experience creating jobs. He is a partner in the local SBC Restaurant Group, which owns and operates Southport Brewing Company, Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, and the Sitting Duck Tavern.  David has created over 300 jobs in Connecticut.

Rep Rutigliano has taken his many years of experience running a business and participating in the Connecticut economy and brought those skills to Hartford in an effort to improve the state’s economic situation and increase opportunities for job growth and retention of our residents especially young people.

The award was presented to Rep. Rutigliano by Kelly-Wade Bettuchi, representing AT &T, sponsor of the award.

Rep. Rutigliano is a member of the General Law, Labor and Public Employees, and Regulations Review Committees.