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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Reps. Rutigliano Sworn-In for New Legislative Term

Posted on January 10, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD — State Representative David Rutigliano (R-123) took the oath of office on Wednesday, January 9th kicking off his new term as a state legislator.

Rutigliano is ready for the new legislative session and hopes to tackle sensible common sense ways to reduce state spending, and bring business and jobs back to our region.

“My hope for the new term is we can finally end the unending budget deficits we have faced that have throttled our state’s economy and stunted job growth,” said Rep. Rutigliano.

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Rutigliano Receives Key Committee Assignments, Leadership Roles

Posted on December 26, 2018 by jdooley


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HARTFORD—State Rep. Dave Rutigliano (R-123) received his legislative committee assignments and House leadership role from House Republican Leader Themis Klarides for the 2019-2020 legislative term this week.

Rutigliano was re-elected to a fourth term on Nov. 6th and in the days afterward he has prepared himself for the start of the legislative session that opens on January 9th.

The legislative proposed bill deadline is January 18th.

Rep. Rutigliano will continue as a key member of the House Republican

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Trumbull Lawmakers Raise Money for Salvation Army

Posted on December 26, 2018 by jdooley


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TRUMBULL- State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) joined a member of the Salvation Army Bell Ringing Brigade on Wednesday, December 19th to help raise money outside the Trumbull Stop & Shop for the annual Red Kettle Campaign.