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Trumbull House Delegation to Host Juvenile Justice Forum

Posted on December 1, 2021


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TRUMBULL – Responding to the concerns of residents statewide who are alarmed by the rise in juvenile crime, most especially the rampant increase in incidents involving the theft of motor vehicles, State Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134), and Ben McGorty (R-122) along with Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee State Representative Craig Fishbein (R-90) will hold a Juvenile Justice Forum on Monday, December 13th 6:00pm at the Trumbull Library.

As part of the forum,

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ICYMI State Rep. Devlin Op-ed on Crime: When will enough be enough? We need action on juvenile crime now.

Posted on November 12, 2021


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When will enough be enough? We need action on juvenile crime now.

By State Rep. Laura Devlin

In June, a jogger was killed in a hit and run incident by suspected teenage car thieves, there have also been multiple incidents of carjacking with small children in the cars, recurrent reports of carjacking at gas stations – one in September in Fairfield, and repeated reports of stolen cars or attempted thefts. These horrifying stories are adding up and there seems to be no end in sight.

Last Wednesday

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Trumbull Legislators ‘Stuff a Humvee’ for Local Veterans

Posted on November 9, 2021


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TRUMBULL – On Sunday State Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) in conjunction with Homes For The Brave hosted a wildly successful  ‘Stuff-A-Humvee’ collecting donations for local veterans.

During the two-hour donation drive the legislators collected a Humvee full of non-perishable food items and toiletries that will be donated to local veterans in need.

“I couldn’t be more-proud of our very generous and caring Trumbull community and I believe that

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State Rep. Devlin: Milling and Resurfacing Project on Route 1 in Fairfield

Posted on October 19, 2021


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Milling and Resurfacing Project on Route 1 in Fairfield

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a milling and resurfacing project will be performed on Route 1 in Fairfield.

This project is scheduled to occur Wednesday night, October 20, 2021 through Thursday, October 21, 2021.

This project is included in the Department of Transportation’s 2021 Vendor Resurfacing Program.

LANE CLOSURE INFO

Motorists can expect lane closures on Route 1 between Meadowbrook Road and the Bridgeport

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Rep. Devlin: CTDOT Develops Plans to Rehabilitate Pavement in Fairfield

Posted on October 14, 2021


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CTDOT projects will preserve the pavement condition on I-95 in the northbound and southbound directions in Guilford, Route 1 in Branford, and Route 135 in Fairfield.

NEWINGTON, CT – The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Office of Engineering is developing plans to rehabilitate the pavement on I-95 in the northbound and southbound directions in the town of Guilford, Route 1 in the town of Branford, and Route 135 in the town of Fairfield.

The purpose of the project is to preserve the

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State Rep. Laura Devlin: New October 1st Laws

Posted on October 1, 2021


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There are numerous new state laws and regulations that will take effect in Connecticut starting today, October 1. Below is a selection of some of those laws followed by a link to a full list:

Pedestrian Safety

PA 21-28 clarifies the rules for pedestrians in crosswalks

Starting October 1st, drivers must slow down or stop if a pedestrian is in the crosswalk or indicated that they are going to cross.

Seat Belt Law

PA 21-175 increases seat belt law to include all passengers.

Starting October 1st, all

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State Rep. Laura Devlin: ICYMI – VIDEO Juvenile Crime Forum

Posted on September 24, 2021


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I want to thank everyone who attended the informational forum I hosted on juvenile crime last week, especially our panelists.

FairTV recorded the forum, which you can view below and on demand through FairTV’s Government Channel.

If you haven’t already, I encourage you to watch the recording and share it with friends. It was clear through the panel discussion that the lack of consequences for youths, particularly repeat offenders are not only putting our community at risk, but the broader public and

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Rep. Devlin to Hold Public Listening Forum on Juvenile Crime

Posted on September 8, 2021


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Rep. Devlin to Hold Public Listening Forum on Juvenile Crime

Wants to Hear from Fairfield Residents, Find Meaningful Solutions

FAIRFIELD- With Fairfield, along with many towns across the state have been experiencing car thefts, valuables stolen from motor vehicles, and other acts committed mostly by juveniles. For many homeowners and property owners, these crimes are personal; their cars, garage, or home are being violated, and sometimes the crimes rise to more dangerous acts of violence. That is

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State Rep. Devlin, House Republicans Unveil Juvenile Justice Reforms

Posted on August 20, 2021


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HARTFORD — State Rep. Laura Devlin (R-134) her their colleagues last week in backing a list of specific policies they’ve identified to reform the state’s juvenile justice laws and seek accountability for the victims of Connecticut’s summer juvenile crime wave.

During a news conference on the North Steps of the Capitol in Hartford, House Republicans listed over a dozen specific statutory and policy changes they would make, centered around three core principles: prevention, accountability, and rehabilitation.

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State Rep. Laura Devlin: Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Posted on August 20, 2021


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As we reach the peak of the hurricane season and brace for Tropical Storm Henri, you may want to make note of the following preparedness tips from the state’s new Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP):

Recommended Items to Include in a Basic Emergency Supply Kit:

  • One gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation
  • A three-day supply of non-perishable food
  • Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert

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