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Trumbull Reps Advocate for Release of Federal Funds for Additional Tax Relief

Posted on April 14, 2022


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HARTFORD—State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123) and Laura Devlin (R-134) on Wednesday said Connecticut’s attorney general should follow the lead of other states that have successfully challenged the federal government’s limitation on using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to provide tax relief.

“If more than a dozen other states can challenge this limitation as unconstitutional, why can’t Connecticut? Today, we attempted to move our state in that direction. Unfortunately for taxpayers, the majority

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State Rep. Laura Devlin: State Capitol update, Renters Rebate, local news and more

Posted on April 1, 2022


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I hope you’ve had a great week and this finds you well. In this week’s newsletter I’m sharing:

  • Legislative schedule for next week
  • Renters’ Rebate program
  • Distracted Driving Month
  • State Bonding for Trumbull
  • Mattress Recycling event
  • Trumbull Essay Contest
  • Support for Ukraine

I hope this information is useful. Please feel free to forward to anyone else who might be interested.

State Capitol News

Upcoming Public Hearings

Next week the last of the three big committees will finish up their work by voting

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Trumbull House Delegation Hosts Annual Women’s History Month Essay Contest

Posted on April 1, 2022


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TRUMBULL– State Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) hosted their Sixth Annual House of Representatives Women’s History Month Essay Contest at Madison Middle School on Saturday March 26th.

Earlier this year, the legislators contacted interested schools so that students could write essays during March, which is designated as Women’s History Month, with the sixth grade students from Trumbull schools submitting essays on the topic: “Important Women in

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State Rep. Laura Devlin: State Capitol update, Suspension of the gas tax and more

Posted on March 25, 2022


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I hope you’ve had a great week and this finds you well. In this week’s newsletter I’m sharing:

  • Legislative schedule, public hearings for next week
  • Suspending the Gas Tax and passing other relief
  • Calling on State to Repeal the Truck Tax
  • Operation Wingspan
  • Timothy Dwight Students Testify at Public Hearing
  • National Champions – the SHU Cheer Team Visits the Capitol
  • Support for Ukraine

I hope this information is useful. Please feel free to forward to anyone else who might be interested.

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Devlin & Rutigliano Push to Fund Operation Wingspan

Posted on March 25, 2022


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Helping Trumbull and Surrounding Towns Fight Car Theft

TRUMBULL- State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123) and Laura Devlin (R-134) submitted testimony Friday in support of continued funding for Operation Wingspan a law enforcement program to assist in the recovery of stolen vehicles.

The Trumbull legislators submitted the legislation after talking with Trumbull Police Chief Michael Lombardo and hearing about the successes the program was having in stopping and deterring auto thefts.

Operation Wingspan

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Devlin & Rutigliano with House, Senate Republicans Call for Repeal of Highway Use Tax on Trucks

Posted on March 25, 2022


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Devlin & Rutigliano with House, Senate Republicans Call for Repeal of Highway Use Tax on Trucks

Call for Finance Committee hearing on the issue

HARTFORD—State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123) and Laura Devlin (R-134) along with their House Republicans on Wednesday again called for the elimination of the highway use tax (HUT) on heavyweight trucks as Democrats say they now want to exempt the agriculture industry from the controversial tax they approved during the 2021 legislative session.

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State Rep. Laura Devlin: State Capitol update, Ukrainian Donation Drive and next week’s legislative schedule

Posted on March 18, 2022


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I hope you’ve had a great week and this finds you well. In this week’s newsletter I’m sharing:

  • Legislative schedule, public hearings for next week 
  • Extending absentee ballot access & outdoor dining rules 
  • Donation Drive for Ukraine
  • Understanding education funding – State & School Finance Panel 

I hope this information is useful. Please feel free to forward to anyone else who might be interested.

State Capitol News

Upcoming Public Hearings 

There is a lot of legislative

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State Rep. Laura Devlin: State Capitol Update, Crime Hearing and Legislative Schedule for the Week

Posted on March 11, 2022


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I hope you’ve had a great week and this finds you well. In this week’s newsletter I’m sharing:

  • Legislative schedule for next week
  • Crime legislation public hearing
  • House & Senate Republican call to suspend the gas tax
  • Understanding education funding – State & School Finance Panel 

I hope this information is useful. Please feel free to forward to anyone else who might be interested.

State Capitol News

Upcoming Public Hearings 

There is a lot of legislative activity underway

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State Rep. Laura Devlin: March 14 – Public Hearing on Crime

Posted on March 11, 2022


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The notable rise in crime, especially juvenile crime, across Connecticut is a growing concern in all 169 cities and towns. Locked cars are being ransacked and stolen from driveways and even from inside garages like one poor woman in Glastonbury who had her car stolen twice! Recently, some thieves have gotten so brazen that they’ve moved past property crimes and have begun carjacking innocent men and women at the gas pump.

We know you’re fed up. We are too, and we hear you! 

The House Republican Caucus

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Rep. Devlin Joins Call for Suspending State Gas Tax

Posted on March 10, 2022


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Demand CT Delegation Push for Federal Gas Tax Cut

HARTFORD – State Rep. Laura Devlin (R-134) along with her Senate and House Republican colleagues are calling on state lawmakers to temporarily suspend the state gross receipts tax on gasoline and are demanding that Connecticut’s federal Congressional delegation deliver on a federal gas tax cut proposal to provide immediate relief to Connecticut residents as gas prices surge.

Connecticut Republican lawmakers are proposing to suspend the state’s gross

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