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Rep. Rutigliano Promotes Small Business Relief

Posted on April 7, 2021


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Rep. Rutigliano Promotes Small Business Relief

Working to Stop a Massive Financial Hit 

 

TRUMBULL- State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-123) along with his House colleagues joined Connecticut small business leaders today in calling on the State Legislature to address the state’s unemployment trust fund debt crisis.

The state borrowed about $700 million from the federal government to cover pandemic-driven unemployment compensation benefit claims after the unemployment trust fund became insolvent. The

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State Rep. David Rutigliano: IMPORTANT Public Hearing – Motor Vehicle Theft Crisis

Posted on March 30, 2021


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Connecticut’s news media has dedicated considerable time to sharing the concerns of residents frustrated not just by escalating motor vehicle break-ins, but also brazen car thefts committed by juveniles who act without fear of significant legal repercussion.

This has become a very big issue in Trumbull, if you would like to share your story or just have something to say about the issue.

There’s a Judiciary Committee public hearing Wednesday [Details below] where you can share your thoughts about

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Rutigliano Pushes to Stop Irritating Robo-Calls

Posted on March 25, 2021


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TRUMBULL – With the rise of unwanted automated calls, State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-123) voted in favor of a bill this week in the General Law Committee which looks to examine and hopefully stop these unwanted and annoying telemarketer calls and will be heading to the full legislature for consideration.

The legislation, House Bill 5303 – An Act Concerning a Study of Predatory Telemarketing Practices –  would mandate the Commissioner of Consumer Protection (DCP) “conduct a study concerning potential

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Rep. Rutigliano, Local Legislators Work to Give Trumbull a Voice on Covid Relief

Posted on March 18, 2021


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HARTFORD- State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) hailed passage of bi-partisan legislation which establishes a process for legislative oversight and approval of the allocation of COVID-19 funds received from the federal government to ensure Trumbull receives its fair share of the funds.

The legislation, House Bill 6555, Act Concerning Legislative Oversight and Approval of COVID-19 Relief Funds requires the Governor to submit a spending plan to the legislature

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State Rep. Rutigliano: ALERT: Public Hearing Local Control of Zoning

Posted on March 11, 2021


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I’m writing to let you know about an important public hearing Monday in the legislature’s Planning and Development Committee, where there are several bills aimed at upending local control of land use decisions.

Among the bills is S.B. 1024, An Act Concerning Zoning Authority, Certain Design Guidelines, Qualifications of Certain Land Use Officials and Certain Sewage Disposal Systems

The need for more diverse housing in Connecticut needs to be addressed, however the individual needs of each community

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Rutigliano Stands with School Resource Officers

Posted on March 8, 2021


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TRUMBULL- Standing up for Trumbull community and the safety of the town’s students, State Rep. Dave Rutigliano (R-123) voiced his strong support for School Resource Officers (SRO) and opposition to any legislative proposal which would lead to the elimination of this very successful program.  

In an Education Committee public hearing a proposal, HB-6535, An Act Concerning Issues Related to School Security, has a provision in the language that would examine the employment and role of school resource

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Rep. Rutigliano: New Additional CT DMV Services Available Online

Posted on March 4, 2021


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The CT Department of Motor Vehicles web portal will expand the virtual actions currently available.

New transactions available are: requesting a replacement driver’s license; a replacement non-driver’s license; and driving history. These applications are estimated to only take 5-7 minutes to complete; as well as, offer a tracking component for replacement card requests, and driving history document retrieval for up to 30 days at no additional cost.

REQUEST A REPLACMENT DRIVER’S LICENSE HERE

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Rep. Rutigliano: Pavement Preservation Project on Route 25 Northbound and Southbound in Trumbull

Posted on March 2, 2021


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Pavement Preservation Project on Route 25 Northbound and Southbound in Trumbull

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a pavement preservation project will be performed on Route 25 northbound and southbound in Trumbull.

The project consists of concrete pavement roadway repairs on a 5-mile segment of Route 25 northbound and southbound in Trumbull. Work is scheduled to occur Monday, March 8, 2021, through Friday April 9, 2021. No work will be done before or after the Easter

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State Rep. Dave Rutiglinano: COVID-19 vaccine available to enrolled VA patients regardless of age

Posted on March 1, 2021


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COVID-19 vaccine available to enrolled VA patients regardless of age

WEST HAVEN, Conn. – Effective March 1, VA Connecticut Healthcare System is now offering COVID-19 vaccine to all enrolled veterans regardless of age.

“Due to a steady supply and strong interest from our veterans, we feel confident in dropping the age restrictions to offer vaccine to any enrolled veteran interested in receiving it,” said VA Connecticut director Al Montoya.

Depending on location, VA Connecticut patients will receive

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State Rep. Dave Rutigliano: SBA Prioritizes Smallest of Small Businesses in the Paycheck Protection Program

Posted on February 23, 2021


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The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that the latest round of Paycheck Protection Program funding opened last month has already succeeded in making major improvements to the program’s implementation:

  • For businesses with fewer than ten employees, the share of funding is up nearly 60%
  • For businesses in rural communities, the share of funding is up nearly 30%
  • The share of funding distributed through Community Development Financial Institutions and Minority Depository Institutions is up

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