Trumbull Delegation Opposes Excessive Arbitration Award for Assistant Attorneys General

Posted on April 2, 2019 by jdooley


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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

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State Rep. Devlin: Daytime Right Lane Closures Scheduled for the Northbound Merritt Parkway

Posted on April 2, 2019 by jdooley


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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

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Trumbull House Delegation Host Fifth Women’s History Month Essay Contest

Posted on March 27, 2019 by jdooley


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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

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State Rep. Laura Devlin Provides a Toll Update, Information and Video

Posted on March 19, 2019 by jdooley


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Check out my video below and visit our tolls website: www.cthousegop.com/tolls/.

Dear Neighbors,

The legislature’s Transportation Committee on Wednesday will likely decide whether to advance a bill to implement tolls in Connecticut. The meeting begins at 10:30 a.m., and it will likely be shown on CT-N.

I want you to know that I remain opposed to the installation of tolls in Connecticut.

Tolling proponents

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State Rep. Laura Devlin: Nighttime Bridge Maintenance on Rt. 15 & Rt. 8 in Trumbull

Posted on March 18, 2019 by jdooley


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Nighttime Bridge Maintenance on Rt. 15 & Rt. 8 in Trumbull

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime bridge maintenance project will be performed on Route 15 and Route 8 in Trumbull, beginning Monday, March 18, 2019

The project consists of bridge maintenance to the Route 15, Bridge #5293, (Route 15, TR 810 & Route 8 overpass) in Trumbull.

This project is scheduled to occur from

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State Rep. Laura Devlin: Public Hearing on State Tax Hikes March 15

Posted on March 14, 2019 by jdooley


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Dear Neighbors, 

On Friday, Governor Ned Lamont’s budget proposal will be in front of the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee. As you may know, the governor is looking to increase revenues by implementing 53 tolls throughout the state and expanding the sales tax to include new items and services. 

Here are just a couple of services and items that will now fall under the sales tax: 

  • Legal services
  • Accounting services
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Trumbull Stands Against Forced School Regionalization

Posted on March 1, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD- Today State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-123) stood side-by-side with Trumbull First Selectwoman Vicki Tesoro along with State Rep. Laura Devlin, who is a member of the legislature’s Education committee, testifying against proposals that would strip local control away from our school district with plans to force districts to regionalize.

A public hearing of the Education committee drew thousands of state residents opposed to the proposals which would force school districts to regionalize.

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Devlin & Kupchick: Taxpayers Take Biggest Hit from Gov. Budget

Posted on February 21, 2019 by jdooley


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A lot of work still to do

HARTFORD- State Reps. Laura Devlin (R-134) and Brenda Kupchick (R-132) listened intently and with hope to Governor Ned Lamont’s first state budget address and pledged to work with him to improve the plan.

Governor Lamont outlined several proposals to raise taxes across all sectors of the state, including expanding the state sales tax to hundreds of previously exempt items including accounting, interior design, real estate, dry-cleaning, barber shops, beauty shops, veterinary

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State Rep. Laura Devlin: Informational Tolls Forums to be Held

Posted on February 15, 2019 by jdooley


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You’re Invited!

Dear Neighbors,

Recently, I conducted a poll through this e-newsletter to see where residents stand on the issue of tolls coming back in Connecticut. Of the 250 responses received, 78% voted against tolls, 18% were in favor and 4% were undecided. I also received many comments and questions showing the need for more information. This is consistent with feedback we are getting from across the state. 

In response, as ranking

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Transportation Leaders to Hold Informational Hearings on Tolls

Posted on February 15, 2019 by jdooley


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FAIRFIELD–  State Representative Laura Devlin (R-134 Fairfield/Trumbull) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31 Bristol/Plainville, Thomaston, Harwinton and Plymouth), House and Senate Ranking Members of the legislative Transportation Committee are inviting the public to attend  informational forums on tolls in Fairfield and Norwalk.

  • The Fairfield informational forum on toll will be at the Fairfield Board of Education Administration Building on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m

  • The

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