Posted on May 21, 2019 by jdooley
FAIRFIELD- State Representatives Laura Devlin (R-134) & Brenda Kupchick (R-132) in cooperation with Operation Hope are hosting their 4th annual Diaper Drive to help our Fairfield neighbors in need.
Diapers are incredibly costly and are not covered by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. At present time, Operation Hope does not have enough diapers on hand to meet the demand of the community.
Both Kupchick and Devlin are asking Fairfield residents for help by donating a package…
Posted on May 10, 2019 by jdooley
Will cripple CT businesses
HARTFORD- State Rep. Laura Devlin (R-134) & Brenda Kupchick (R-132) on Thursday voted against a proposal to increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.
“We need to understand that this minimum wage proposal doesn’t create a single job, but rather heaps yet another economic burden on already-struggling businesses throughout Connecticut and risks losing jobs,” said Rep. Devlin. “The questions surrounding this proposal for the most part went unanswered and not-addressed,…
Posted on May 8, 2019 by jdooley
Bipartisan bill in memory of Guilford teen who died in accidental shooting
HARTFORD—State Reps. Laura Devlin (R-134) AND Brenda Kupchick (R-132) on Tuesday supported legislation that would expand state law governing safe storage of firearms to cover unloaded guns.
“This sensible legislation is the product of a bipartisan process that included input from informed stakeholders, from law enforcement to advocacy groups for gun owners and safe storage proponents. I am proud to support this bill,” said Rep. Devlin.
Posted on May 7, 2019 by jdooley
TRUMBULL — In anticipation of Flag Day, State Reps. David Rutigliano, Laura Devlin and Ben McGorty in cooperation with the Trumbull American Legion Post #141 are encouraging Trumbull residents to dispose of their worn American flags in a dignified and respectful way.
The U.S. Flag Code specifies that old American flags no longer in service must be properly disposed, and the lawmakers are offering this service free of charge, in conjunction with American Legion Post #141.
The Trumbull state legislative…
Posted on April 17, 2019 by jdooley
HARTFORD- To promote Autism Awareness throughout Connecticut, State Rep. Brenda Kupchick (R-132) and Laura Devlin (R-134) joined fellow lawmakers and advocates at a ceremony for Autism Awareness Day at the State Capitol, Wednesday April 17th. The ceremony was filled to capacity with legislators, parents and individuals affected by Autism, all meeting to provide support and promote acceptance.
With National Autism Awareness Month being in April the ceremony was held to highlight the growing need…
Posted on April 2, 2019 by jdooley
HARTFORD — Trumbull state legislators, State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) all voted against a new two-year contract Wednesday for newly unionized lawyers working for State Attorney General William Tong that includes raises costing the state an additional $3.3 million starting in the second year.
“This union contract is completely unaffordable and out of line with state budget priorities. The list of new state spending being proposed seems to increase…
Posted on April 2, 2019 by jdooley
Daytime Right Lane Closures Scheduled for the Northbound Merritt Parkway Between Exit 42 and the North Avenue Overpass in Westport from April 1, 2019,to May 16, 2019.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that daytime right lane closures of the northbound Merritt Parkway between Exit 42 and the North Avenue overpass in Westport.
The closures will occur beginning on or about April 1, 2019 and last until May 16, 2019. Lane closures will occur during the morning hours from 6:00AM…
Posted on March 27, 2019 by jdooley
TRUMBULL– State Representatives Laura Devlin (R-134), David Rutigliano (R-123) and Ben McGorty (R-122) hosted their Fifth Annual House of Representatives Women’s History Month Essay Contest at the Trumbull Library on Saturday March 22nd.
In the spirit of March being Women’s History Month, sixth grade students from Trumbull schools submitted essays on the topic, Important Women in Connecticut’s History and How Their Contributions to the State and Nation Affect Me.”
Each student wrote a 300-word essay…