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Trumbull State Officials Hosts Annual Women’s History Month Essay Contest

Posted on April 2, 2024


TRUMBULL– State Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123), Ben McGorty (R-122) and Tony Scott (R-112) hosted their annual House of Representatives Women’s History Month Essay Contest at Fairchild Nichols Memorial Library on Saturday March 30th.

Earlier this year, the legislators contacted interested schools so that students could write essays during March, which is designated as Women’s History Month, with the sixth grade students from Trumbull schools submitting essays on the topic: “Important Women

Connecticut Files Federal Civil Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple

Posted on March 21, 2024


State Rep. David Rutigliano joined Attorney General William Tong today announcing that Connecticut has joined the U.S. Department of Justice and 15 other attorneys general filing a civil antitrust lawsuit against Apple for monopolization or attempted monopolization of smartphone markets in violation of Section 2 of the Sherman Act.

The complaint, filed in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, alleges that Apple illegally maintains a monopoly over smartphones by selectively

Lawmakers push for greater protections against predatory promotions for online gambling

Posted on March 4, 2024


HARTFORD- State Reps. Holly Cheeseman (R-East Lyme) & David Rutigliano (R-Trumbull) testified in the Public Safety and Security Committee last week on a proposal which would push for greater protections against predatory promotions for online gambling.

The legislation, House Bill: 5284 An Act Revising Various Gaming Statutes would include provisions to strengthen consumer protections and update provisions regarding the regulation of online gaming and sports wagering.

Both lawmakers acknowledged during

Rep. Rutigliano Celebrates Read Across America with Trumbull Kids

Posted on March 4, 2024


TRUMBULL – On Friday, students and teachers from across the state celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday which lovingly coincides with Read Across America Day, complete with special activities – including a special guest reading by a local state legislator! State Representative David Rutigliano (R-123) was honored to participate with reading the pledge to all the students gathered for an assembly at Tashua Elementary School and reading ‘Kindness is a Kite String’ by Michelle Schaub.  

“I want to thank Tashua

Rutigliano Attends Retired Teachers Legislative Breakfast at State Capitol

Posted on February 21, 2024


HARTFORD- State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-Trumbull) met with the Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut (ARTC) at the State Capitol today.

Rutigliano listened to retired teachers and discussed their 2024 legislative agenda. One of those retired teachers was Trumbull resident Rita McDougald-Campbell.

Rep. Rutigliano is a co-introducer of House Bill 5010, An Act Concerning A State Subsidy For Retired Teachers’ Health Insurance Benefits which restores the one-third state subsidy to retired teachers

Rutigliano & Hwang Serves as Judges at CT American Legion District 3 Oratory Contest

Posted on February 13, 2024


Rutigliano & Hwang Serves as Judges at CT American Legion District 3 Oratory Contest

FAIRFIELD- State Representative David Rutigliano (123rd District), State Senator Tony Hwang (28th District) along with other selected state officials attended the American Legion Connecticut District 3 (encompassing all the American Legion Post Fairfield County) Oratorical Contest at the Fairfield Public Library to witness the knowledgeable speeches and advocacy skills of youth from Fairfield County on the role and

Rutigliano, House Republicans Unveil 2024 Caucus Proposals

Posted on February 2, 2024


Focused on Making CT More Affordable

HARTFORD—State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-123) along with his House Republican colleagues, in advance of the start of the 2024 legislative session, unveiled proposals Thursday they say will maintain the state’s fiscal stability while making Connecticut a more affordable place to live.

Among the proposals is a call to amend the State Constitution to protect the “fiscal guardrails” that have allowed the state to build a solid Rainy-Day Fund and begin to pay down

Rutigliano to have Coffee with Constituents

Posted on February 2, 2024


TRUMBULL- State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-123) will be holding a coffee hour in Trumbull for constituents on Wednesday, February 7.

The legislative coffee hour will be Wednesday, February 7 at 8:00am-9:00am at Best Edibles on 4235 Madison Avenue in Trumbull.

Rep. Rutigliano wants to hear from his constituents and any questions or concerns they might have about state government.

For anyone who is unable to attend but would like to talk to Rep. Rutigliano please call his State Capitol office at 1.800.842.1423

Rutigliano & McGorty Have Talk Over Coffee with Constituents at Next Chapter Books

Posted on January 31, 2024


TRUMBULL – On Saturday morning, State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123) and Ben McGorty (R-122) met with Trumbull residents for a coffee hour at the Next Chapter Books, Trumbull’s Student-Run Community Bookstore and Coffee Shop.

Both Reps. Rutigliano and McGorty listened to questions and concerns on a wide array of state issues from those that attended.

“I want to thank everyone who came and participated in our chat,” said Rep. Rutigliano. “We heard important feedback on a variety of topics and will

Trumbull Legislators Thank Trumbull Residents Successful Food Drive

Posted on January 19, 2024


TRUMBULL-State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Ben McGorty (R-122) and Tony Scott (R-112) concluded a successful Restock the Shelves Food Drive last weekend to benefit the Trumbull Food Pantry and in-need Trumbull families.

“Thank you to all those who helped out and participated. It is always heartwarming to see the amazing sense of community throughout Trumbull,” said Rep. Rutigliano.

“Thank you all for your support of our ‘Restock the Shelves’ food drive in Trumbull, your generous support helped