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Rep. Dave Rutigliano: Guidance for Business Owners During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on March 25, 2020 by jdooley


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Here is the latest update on Gov. Lamont’s decision to close “non-essential” businesses as part of the strategy to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The Executive Order went into effect Monday, March 23, at 8:00 p.m.

On Sunday, state economic development officials released guidance designed to give business owners, their employees, and residents a better understanding of the requested closures. Click

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News on Federal Legislation Related to Coronavirus Response

Posted on March 24, 2020 by jdooley


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Earlier this week, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was quickly moved through Congress and signed into law by President Trump. The Act, which takes effect on April 2, 2020 and expires on December 31, 2020, amends current FMLA law in response to the Coronavirus Crisis, and provides for paid sick leave in some cases.

Expanded FMLA
The Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA) benefits apply to companies with 500 or fewer employees (exceptions may apply for businesses with

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COVID-19 Resources for Employers and Workers

Posted on March 20, 2020 by jdooley


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As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to make headlines, a great deal of uncertainty has been injected into the lives of business owners and workers, many of whom have been left, indefinitely, without pay or health benefits.

Still, there are many options and resources available to business owners and workers as they navigate these tumultuous economic conditions, and to that end I have dedicated this page to be constantly updated with the newest information for these parties as it

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COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on March 20, 2020 by jdooley


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The governor’s administration on Thursday morning released a compilation of frequently asked questions related to the state’s response to COVID-19. You can access the document directly by clicking here (best option for mobile devices), or you can review it below.

CT COVID-19-FAQs by Connecticut House Republicans on Scribd

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information and Resources

Posted on March 18, 2020 by jdooley


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Coronavirus (COVID-19) information is being updated rapidly as state and federal health officials work to respond. You can find the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 by clicking on the following links:

Here are direct links for information on:

The following actions have been taken by Governor Lamont in a state-wide effort to mitigate the outbreak and provide Connecticut residents with appropriate

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Rep. Rutigliano: COVID-19 Updates

Posted on March 16, 2020 by jdooley


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COVID-19 Updates

As the coronavirus outbreak continues, it’s crucial to stay up-to-date on the latest accurate information. I’m working hard to keep our community informed, and I wanted to share a few updates with you.

You can also visit the Trumbull town website for the latest local information.

Governor Ned Lamont announced this weekend that there are now 26 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Connecticut. This number is expected to rise as testing becomes more available.

Over the last few days, Governor

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Rep. Rutigliano Speaks in Support of Bill Delaying Early School Start Times

Posted on March 10, 2020 by jdooley


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HARTFORD – In what seems to be a growing public health and educational movement, Rep. Dave Rutigliano (R-Trumbull) spoke in support of legislation that would implement a study to look at the starting times of schools across the state.

The bill, H.B. 5217: An Act Establishing a Working Group to Study Issues Relating to School Start Times, received bipartisan support at the Education committee’s March 6 public hearing.

“I appreciate the Education Committee’s commitment to listening to existing data

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Rutigliano Looks to Change Sewer Rates for User Fairness

Posted on March 6, 2020 by jdooley


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HARTFORD- State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-123) today testified in the Energy and Technology Committee on his proposal which would stop the anti-consumer practice of charging sewer fees for summer water usage.

The legislation, HB-5346, An Act Concerning Residential Sewer Use Charges During the Summer Months would set the charges for a residential user’s connection with and use of a sewerage system during the summer months at an amount based upon the average volume of water discharged to the sewerage

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Rep. Rutigliano Looks to Help Kennedy Center

Posted on February 25, 2020 by jdooley


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Proposal would permit shuttle service on Route 15 

HARTFORD- State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-123) along with Mary Pat DeCarlo, Vice President of Program Services at The Kennedy Center in Trumbull today advocated for legislation to permit their shuttle service to travel on Route 15 (the Merritt Parkway). 

The legislation, Senate Bill 151: An Act Concerning Recommendations by The Department of Transportation received a public hearing in the Transportation committee on Monday February 23rd.  

Rep. Rutigliano

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Rutigliano School Start Times Proposal Gets Public Hearing

Posted on February 21, 2020 by jdooley


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HARTFORD – To better study the health benefits of starting school later, State Representative Dave Rutigliano (R-123) proposed a bill in the Education committee to establish a working group to look at best practices for municipalities across the state.

The legislation, HB-5217, An Act Establishing a Working Group to Study Issues Relating to School Start Times will receive a public hearing on February 26th in the Education committee.

Rep. Rutigliano’s proposal has bi-partisan support in the General

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