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Trumbull Lawmakers Invite Constituents to Virtual Office Hours

Posted on January 20, 2021 by jdooley


TRUMBULL- With the 2021 legislative session now underway, State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) will be hosting re-occurring virtual office hours via Zoom to provide the State Capitol updates as the session progresses and proposed legislation advances in the committee process.

The virtual Zoom Town Hall will be on Thursday, January 28th starting at 5:30PM.

The Trumbull lawmakers want to hear from Trumbull residents on proposed legislation or other major

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Rutigliano, Trumbull Legislators Join Call for Legislation Establishing Minimum Guidelines for Remote Learning

Posted on January 13, 2021 by jdooley


HARTFORD—State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) joined their House Republican colleagues in the call for critical legislation aimed at establishing clear minimum guidelines for remote learning for Connecticut students.

“As many school districts continue remote learning due to the Covid pandemic, we need to ensure that all Connecticut children have equal access to quality education,” said Rep. Rutigliano. “Setting a baseline with minimum expectations, will

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Rutigliano Takes Oath of Office

Posted on January 7, 2021 by jdooley


HARTFORD- On the north steps of the Capitol in Hartford on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, State Representative David Rutigliano (R-123) joined 150 legislators in the House of Representatives in being sworn in, taking the oath of office in an outdoor ceremony.

January 6, 2021 is considered Opening Day for the legislature as it marks the beginning of the 2021 legislative session that will conclude on June 9, 2021. ­­

The outdoor ceremony was deemed necessary due to ongoing concerns regarding the COVID-19

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Rep. Rutigliano Receives Key Legislative Assignment

Posted on December 9, 2020 by jdooley


Helping Relationship between CT Business & State Government

HARTFORD– Last week, State Rep. Dave Rutigliano (R-Trumbull) was appointed Ranking Member of the General Assembly’s General Law Committee by House Republican Leader-elect State Representative Vincent Candelora (R-86). A Ranking Member serves as the leader of the minority party in committee meetings and works with the Committee Leadership to bring forward legislation.

“I am grateful for the trust Rep. Candelora has placed in me. We face a

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Wishing You a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving – Rep. Dave Rutigliano

Posted on November 24, 2020 by jdooley


I want to wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. This Thanksgiving, many families are making decisions on how to celebrate safely. Health professionals have suggested that families limit their Thanksgiving holiday dinners to immediate family and limit travel.

Even during a pandemic, there is a renewed appreciation for the heroic people who are there for us. From our frontline healthcare workers, doctors, nurses, childcare providers, pharmacy workers, grocery store employees, teachers,

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STEAP Grant Announced for Trumbull Veterans and First Responder Center

Posted on November 12, 2020 by jdooley


The Trumbull delegation of the House of Representatives has announced that the Town of Trumbull will be awarded a $128,205 grant through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) to complete the Phase 1 demolition, design, and site preparation for a new Trumbull Veterans and First Responder Center, which will be located at the site of the current Trumbull Veterans Center on Katz Pond. This funding will be matched by $20,585 from the town.

The current building was built in 1940 but was condemned

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Rep. Rutigliano: Raising Awareness on Breast Cancer in October

Posted on October 17, 2020 by jdooley


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase breast cancer awareness and education, while also promoting research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Breast cancer affects nearly every family and I am proud to help spread the word about the importance of this cause, which is meaningful to so many families in our community.

In 2018, I co-sponsored and the legislature passed, HB 5208 – An Act Concerning Mammograms, Breast Ultrasounds and Magnetic Resonance

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Rutigliano: Governor issues – Executive order 9B – fines for in proper mask wearing and social distancing

Posted on September 16, 2020 by jdooley


Last night, Governor Lamont signed Executive Order No. 9B – his 70th – which amends current self-quarantine guidelines for travelers from other states with high COVID-19 levels and imposes fines for people who do not properly wear certain protective equipment.

With regard to the implementation of fines, the order enacts:

Authorization for the issuance of fines: Authorizes the commissioner of Public Health, local health departments, municipal chief elected officers, and state and local police to issue

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Rutigliano Op-ed: Drug Overdose, The Other Health Emergency

Posted on September 4, 2020 by jdooley


Drug Overdose, The Other Health Emergency

Last Monday at the State Capitol, I joined state officials and advocates to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day.  Unfortunately, COVID is not the only health crisis we are dealing with right now. The damage done by the opioid crisis continues to take to many lives and damage families across Connecticut and our nation

Because of the social and emotional toll on state residents due to the pandemic and the job losses, there has been a 22% increase

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Rep. Rutigliano Recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on September 1, 2020 by jdooley


HARTFORD- Today at the State Capitol, State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-123) joined state officials and advocates for a press conference in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day.

Rep. Rutigliano stood with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Governor Ned Lamont, Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Commissioner of the State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Miriam Delphin-Rittmon, Ph. D., representatives of the Center for Addiction Recovery and the Greater Hartford Harm Reduction

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