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. (more…)

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. 

Rep. Rutigliano, Trumbull Delegation to Ring the Bell for the Salvation Army

Posted on December 10, 2018 by jdooley


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TRUMBULL– State Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) are participating in the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign by ringing bells at the Trumbull Stop and Shop on Wednesday December 19th from 5:30pm-7:00pm.

The Trumbull State Representatives asking people to join them and spread the holiday cheer for those in need.

The public is invited to support the cause with donations of any size. The Salvation Army provides food, clothing, comfort and care

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Trumbull Legislators going on Listening Tour

Posted on December 3, 2018 by jdooley


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TRUMBULL- Trumbull State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) will be hosting four separate ‘Legislative Listening Sessions’ over the coming weeks. The listening sessions are free and all Trumbull residents are encouraged to attend.

The specific dates and details of each session are listed below:

  • Saturday, January 5, 10:00am-11:00am at Best Edibles on 4235 Madison Avenue.
  • Thursday, January 10, 7:00pm-8:00pm at the Trumbull Town Hall on 5866 Main Street in

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State Rep. David Rutigliano Reminds Trumbull About ‘Drug Take-Back Day’

Posted on October 25, 2018 by jdooley


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On Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Trumbull Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

Bring your pills for disposal to the Middlebrook School on 220 Middlebrooks Avenue in Trumbull.

Medications must be in original containers, with names crossed out. Expired or unwanted prescriptions, over-the-counter

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State Rep. David Rutigliano Reminds Residents: Sales Tax Free Week Starts on 8/19

Posted on August 17, 2018 by jdooley


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As summer draws to a close and back-to-school shopping starts, I wanted to remind you that “Tax Free Week” is coming up, beginning Sunday, August 19 and ending Saturday, August 25.

This one-week event eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothing and footwear costing less than $100. Please note: This benefit has been substantially reduced from previous years.

Tax Free Week was first enacted in 2000, and applies to most clothing and footwear purchases intended for everyday use. Legislation

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