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State Representative David Rutigliano is currently serving his sixth term in the Connecticut General Assembly representing the 123rd District – which represents most of Trumbull. He is the Deputy House Republican Leader and currently the ranking member of the General Law. Dave also sits on the Appropriations and the Executive and Legislative Nominations committees.

First elected on November 6, 2012, Rutigliano is a small business owner with over 18 years of experience creating jobs. He is a partner in the local SBC Restaurant Group, which owns and operates Southport Brewing Company, Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, and the Sitting Duck Tavern.  David has created over 300 jobs in Connecticut. Rep Rutigliano has taken his many years of experience running a business and participating in the Connecticut economy and brought those skills to Hartford in an effort to improve the state’s economic situation and increase opportunities for job growth.

For the 2023-24 term, House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora appointed Rep. David Rutigliano to the position of Deputy Republican Leader in the House of Representatives to assist shape public policy, assisting fellow Republican lawmakers and making sure Republican House members are in attendance to cast their votes on legislative issues.

A former member of both the Trumbull Board of Finance as well as the Trumbull Economic Development Commission, David lives in Trumbull with his wife of over 30 years, Michele, and their two boys. They are very active members of their local community and are involved in Trumbull Little League, Babe Ruth, and their local church.