Shelton, Stratford and Trumbull

Reps. Rutigliano & McGorty Hold ‘Informative’ Healthcare Forum

Posted on May 10, 2019 by admin


TRUMBULL- State Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123) and Ben McGorty (R-122) invited the state’s Office of the Healthcare Advocate (OHA) to present on ways for people to save on their healthcare plans. The meeting was held at the Trumbull Town Hall on Monday, April 29, 2019.

“I want to thank everyone who attended our healthcare informational forum. With the rising cost of healthcare, along with a growing senior population in Connecticut, Rep. McGorty and I wanted to invite the Office of the Healthcare Advocate down to Trumbull to speak and answer questions from members of the community. Health insurance coverage and costs are always issues on the minds of our citizens,” said Rep. Rutigliano.

“The cost of healthcare is something that is a concern to every resident and business in the state of Connecticut,” said Rep. McGorty. “I want to thank the Healthcare Advocate for coming to Trumbull to talk to residents about the cost of healthcare and how people can save money. I urge residents to visit the Health Advocate’s website to learn more about how they can save.”

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Posted on May 7, 2019 by admin


STRATFORD – Members of the Stratford legislative delegation, joined by the Stratford Mayor’s office, took the state’s new economic development commissioner on a tour of Stratford on Tuesday April 30, 2019.

Senator Kevin Kelly, Representative Ben McGorty, Representative Phil Young, and Stratford Mayor Laura Hoydick met with Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner David Lehman to tour Stratford’s Army Engine Plant, the Shakespeare Theater property, the Contract Plating Company site, the Raymark Ballfield site, the Stratford Center site, and Two Roads Brewery.

“This was a great opportunity for the new administration’s economic and development chief to learn about Stratford’s successes and our potential for even more growth,” said Sen. Kelly. “Stratford is a beautiful town filled with many people who have worked hard to support and encourage economic development and job growth throughout the entire region. The Stratford delegation looks forward to continuing our efforts to advocate for our town and surrounding communities. I want to thank the Commissioner for taking the time to visit and learn more about our community.”

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Reps. Perillo, McGorty Host Successful Sports Equipment Drive

Posted on May 1, 2019 by admin


SHELTON – State Representatives Jason Perillo and Ben McGorty dropped off sports equipment collected from Shelton residents during a month-long  Sports Equipment Drive to the  Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley on Friday.

“I want to thank the community for helping us collect sports equipment for Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley,” said Rep. Perillo. “The new and used sports equipment will help youth athletes participate or learn a new sport and keep them active after school and through the summer.”

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