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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.  

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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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Rutigliano, Trumbull State Representatives Begin 2020 Legislative Session

Posted on February 6, 2020 by jdooley


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HARTFORD – State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) and the entire General Assembly gaveled in for the 2020 Legislative Session on Wednesday. The current legislative session is a “short session”, which will run until midnight on Wednesday, May 6th.

“It is my honor and privilege to represent Trumbull residents and businesses at the State Capitol in Hartford,” said Rep. David Rutigliano. “I want the best for our state and region but many of the policies passed

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Rep. Rutigliano, CT Legislators Give Bipartisan Support To Bill To Protect Older Job Applicants From Age Discrimination

Posted on January 16, 2020 by jdooley


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HARTFORD – State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-Trumbull) along with State Senator Derek Slap (D-West Hartford) and a bipartisan group of legislators and advocates today announced their support for a bill that prohibits employers from asking the age, date of birth, or graduation dates of job applicants, unless a particular age is a bona fide occupational qualification.

“We cannot tolerate any kind of discrimination on any level, of any sort. Someone’s age on a job application should not be a determining

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Rep. David Rutigliano: January 1st New Laws

Posted on December 30, 2019 by jdooley


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I want to wish you and your families a safe and happy New Year! With 2019 coming to an end, you should be aware of new taxes and laws that will be going into effect on January 1, 2020.

These new taxes, along with many others that were passed this year all of which I opposed when they came up for debate, include:

  • Dry Cleaning – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to dry cleaning services & laundry services
  • Parking – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to parking fees
  • Interior

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Trumbull Officials Hail ‘Stuff a Humvee’ Event to Help Local Veterans

Posted on November 7, 2019 by jdooley


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TRUMBULL – The ‘Stuff a Humvee’ event hosted by State Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) in conjunction with Trumbull Stop & Shop and Homes For The Brave to collect items to benefit local veterans in need was overwhelmingly successful on November 2.

“I am grateful to everyone who donated at our ‘Stuff a Humvee’ collection. Trumbull residents are very generous and caring community, and I believe that together we can ensure that no veteran goes

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State Legislators Hear from Trumbull Business Owners

Posted on October 30, 2019 by jdooley


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TRUMBULL- State Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) recently held a successful business advisory forum for local business leaders, employees and the public in the Council Chambers of the Trumbull Town Hall.

The hour long discussion began with a general overview of the main topics and quickly became an informative back and forth between the legislators and the forum attendees.

The legislators talked about several important pieces of legislation presented,

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