State Rep. David Rutigliano: Installation of Slow and Speed Shoulder Rumble Strips in Bridgeport, Trumbull, Shelton Wallingford, Stratford and Milford

Posted on March 3, 2023


The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is announcing that a rumble strip installation project will be performed in Bridgeport, Trumbull, Shelton Wallingford, Stratford and Milford.

The project consists of 185,656 linear feet of rumble strip installation of the Route 8 Bridgeport-Trumbull, Route 8 Bridgeport, Route 8 Shelton, Route 25 Trumbull, Interstate 91 Wallingford, Interstate 95 Stamford, Interstate 95 Stratford, and Interstate 95 Milford. See Attachment for Termini’s.

This project

Rep. Rutigliano Judges CT Prostart Program

Posted on March 3, 2023


Eyeing the next great chef or restauranteur

 HARTFORD – State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-Trumbull) today participated as a judge at the annual 17th Connecticut ProStart Invitational competition for high school students sponsored by the charitable arm of the Connecticut Restaurant Association (CRA) at Dunkin’ Donuts Park.

The winners of the annual ProStart scholarship competition this year were students from Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven.

ProStart is a two-year culinary and management program

Trumbull Lawmakers, House Republicans Petition Bill to Provide Residents and Business with Financial Relief, Force Hearing on Proposal to Eliminate Highway Use Tax

Posted on February 23, 2023


HARTFORD—State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Ben McGorty (R-122) and Tony Scott (R-112) and their House Republican colleagues were compelled to use a parliamentary procedure to circumvent Democrat opposition to a bill that would save inflation-weary businesses and residents money by eliminating the new highway use tax (HUT) on heavyweight trucks.

The Trumbull lawmakers joined their Republican colleagues in petitioning to raise H.B. 5290, An Act Eliminating the Highway Use Tax, after the Finance


Posted on February 21, 2023


(Hartford, CT) – Attorney General William Tong and a bipartisan coalition of legislators today announced new proposed legislation to strengthen Connecticut’s ability to fight obnoxious and intrusive robocalls. The legislation would modernize the state’s anti-robocall statutes to match new tactics and technology used to inundate Connecticut households with relentless, unwanted calls.

Connecticut’s robocall statutes have not been updated since 2015. Some portions have not been updated since they were

Rep. Dave Rutigliano, House Republicans Unveil Session Priorities for Cannabis Safety

Posted on January 24, 2023


HARTFORD—House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled caucus proposals aimed at creating a safer environment surrounding the recreational use and retail sale of cannabis.

“When it comes to our state’s fledgling cannabis marketplace, the umbrella message emanating from the Governor’s office is, unfortunately, one of shining positivity that in our opinion is at odds with the concerns of not just many residents, but also state mental health and addiction professionals who spend a lot of energy warning us all—and

Rep. Rutigliano Appointed Deputy Leader   

Posted on December 28, 2022


Rep. Rutigliano Appointed Deputy Leader

TRUMBULL– State Representative David Rutigliano (R-123) has been named a Deputy House Leader by incoming House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora becoming one of two legislators assigned to overseeing day-to-day operations of a successful House Republican caucus.

“Representative Rutigliano has distinguished himself among his colleagues as a respected lawmaker, a meticulous negotiator and energetic leader within the General Assembly,” said House Republican

Rutigliano Hails Donations to Help Local Veterans

Posted on November 22, 2022


TRUMBULL –State Representative David Rutigliano (R-123) in conjunction with Trumbull Stop & Shop and Homes For The Brave collected a truck load of items to benefit local veterans on Sunday November 20.

“The Trumbull community, as usual came up big with generous donations for local veterans, making sure no veteran will go to bed hungry,” said Rep. Rutigliano. “Thank you, Trumbull for your caring spirit. I want to give a special shout-out to the kids, teachers and Principal Neumeyer at Tashua Elementary


Posted on September 30, 2022


State Rep. David Rutigliano (Trumbull) today noted the passage of two key pieces of legislation this year that can help detect breast cancer earlier and treat it more comprehensively.

One bill provides major benefits to women who have their annual mammogram and, if there is a problem that requires follow-up treatment or surgery, that it is provided to the patient without any out-of-pocket costs.  The new law, Public Act 22-90, takes effect in January.

“I was pleased to work to enhance the insurance

State Rep. Rutigliano: Welcome back to school Trumbull kids

Posted on August 26, 2022


Welcome back to school Trumbull kids! The first day of school for Trumbull students is Tuesday, August 30th.

I want to remind all Trumbull drivers to be extra cautious on our public roadways.

School is about to begin, thousands of our children will be out at the end of their driveways or on the side of a road waiting for the school bus or a parent every day.

Remember, when school is in session drivers should be sure to drive with EXTRA caution. The following are safety tips for motorists, parents,

Rally for Affordable CT 6/23 in Trumbull

Posted on June 21, 2022


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Connecticut is growing more unaffordable by the day. An economic report released last week revealed that consumer prices in May went up 8.6%, a new 40-year high. The Core Consumer Price Index (CPI), which excludes food and energy, also soared to over 6%. As inflation surges, my Republican colleagues and I are fighting for additional relief. As prices rise, so do your taxes paid on necessities like energy, food, goods & services. These inflation-driven revenues should be