State Representative David Rutigliano is currently serving his third term in the Connecticut General Assembly representing the 123rd District – which represents most of Trumbull. He currently on the Labor Committee, and sits on the General Law and Finance 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.
House Republican Leader Themis Klarides promoted Rep. David Rutigliano to the position of caucus Whip in 2017 to 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 27 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.