Rep. Rutigliano Talks State Issues & Government with Daniels Farm Students

Posted on April 12, 2019 by jdooley


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TRUMBULL- Each year State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-Trumbull) visits the 4th graders at Daniels Farm School and has a discussion with the class about state and local government issues, this year was no different.

“It is always fun and engaging conversation with the students. The kids asked many smart questions and seemed really interested on state government. I look forward every year to their visit to the State Capitol in the spring,” said Rep. Rutigliano.

Rep. Rutigliano and the students talked

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Rutigliano and McGorty to Hold Healthcare Forum

Posted on April 8, 2019 by jdooley


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TRUMBULL- State Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123) and Ben McGorty (R-122) are inviting Trumbull constituents to a Forum with the Office of the Healthcare Advocate on ways for residents to potentially save on their healthcare plans. 

WHAT: Trumbull Forum with the Office of the Healthcare Advocate

WHEN: Monday, April 29 from 6:30 – 8:00pm

WHERE: Trumbull Town Hall – Council Chamber at 5866 Main Street in Trumbull 

According to both Reps. Rutigliano and McGorty, the goal of the forum is to highlight

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Trumbull Delegation Opposes Excessive Arbitration Award for Assistant Attorneys General

Posted on April 2, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD — Trumbull state legislators, State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) all voted against a new two-year contract Wednesday for newly unionized lawyers working for State Attorney General William Tong that includes raises costing the state an additional $3.3 million starting in the second year.

Rep. Rutigliano said, “I am disappointed that the Democrats in Hartford decided to rubber-stamp these exorbitant and lavish union agreements without consideration of the impacts on taxpayers or the programs. We simply do not have the money in our state budget to pay for these contracts, no wonder they need to raise taxes.”

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Trumbull House Delegation Host Fifth Women’s History Month Essay Contest

Posted on March 27, 2019 by jdooley


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TRUMBULL– State Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) hosted their Fifth Annual House of Representatives Women’s History Month Essay Contest at the Trumbull Library on Saturday March 22nd. 

In the spirit of March being Women’s History Month, sixth grade students from Trumbull schools submitted essays on the topic, Important Women in Connecticut’s History and How Their Contributions to the State and Nation Affect Me.” 

Each student wrote a 300-word

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State Rep. David Rutigliano: Nighttime Bridge Maintenance on Rt. 15 & Rt. 8 in Trumbull

Posted on March 18, 2019 by jdooley


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Nighttime Bridge Maintenance on Rt. 15 & Rt. 8 in Trumbull

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime bridge maintenance project will be performed on Route 15 and Route 8 in Trumbull, beginning Monday, March 18, 2019

The project consists of bridge maintenance to the Route 15, Bridge #5293, (Route 15, TR 810 & Route 8 overpass) in Trumbull.

This project is scheduled to occur from 8:00

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State Rep. Rutigliano: Public Hearing on State Tax Hike

Posted on March 14, 2019 by jdooley


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Dear Neighbors, 

On Friday, Governor Ned Lamont’s budget proposal will be in front of the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee. As you may know, the governor is looking to increase revenues by implementing 53 tolls throughout the state and expanding the sales tax to include new items and services. 

Here are just a couple of services and items that will now fall under the sales tax: 

Trumbull Stands Against Forced School Regionalization

Posted on March 1, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD- Today State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-123) stood side-by-side with Trumbull First Selectwoman Vicki Tesoro along with State Rep. Laura Devlin, who is a member of the legislature’s Education committee, testifying against proposals that would strip local control away from our school district with plans to force districts to regionalize.

A public hearing of the Education committee drew thousands of state residents opposed to the proposals which would force school districts to regionalize.

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Rep. Rutigliano Testifies on Proposal to Support Good Samaritans

Posted on February 15, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD- State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-123) testified in the Insurance and Real Estate committee on his proposal to stop insurers from denying coverage or charging a higher premium if an individual has previous claims histories concerning Naloxone Hydrochloride (Narcan).

Rep. Rutigliano was pleased by the positive reception the legislation, HB-6087 An Act Restricting the Use of Prior Claims Histories Concerning Naloxone Hydrochloride received by members of the Insurance committee during the public hearing.

“We are receiving reports that some people who have filled the prescription for Narcan are being denied life insurance and disability insurance or are being quoted an increased rate for health insurance,” Rep. Rutigliano said.

According to Rep. Rutigliano state residents are being red flagged for possible drug addiction or simply as the ‘use of drugs.’ We must educate that Narcan cannot be self-administered; it is one of the only prescriptions that you have to have filled for others.

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Rep. Rutigliano Opposes ‘Idea’ of Grocery Tax

Posted on January 30, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD- State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123 today came out against the legislative concept of applying a state sales tax to groceries and non-prescription medicine.

The concept is under consideration by Gov. Ned Lamont, according to published news media reports.

“This ‘grocery tax concept’ is just one of hundreds of terrible pieces of legislation this session which will look to take money out of our family checkbooks. Unfortunately, the majority party has decided to use their election victories

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Rep. Dave Rutigliano: Tax Relief for Connecticut Seniors

Posted on January 14, 2019 by jdooley


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Last session, I joined my legislative colleagues to pass two provisions (included within the bi-annual budget) regarding Social Security Income Deductions and Retirement Income Deductions designed to provide seniors with much-needed tax relief. The first eliminated the income tax on Social Security and the second will phase out the income tax on

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