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Rep. Rutigliano Opposes Highway Use Tax on Trucks

Posted on June 9, 2021


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Trumbull House Members Oppose Highway Use Tax on Trucks

Will increase costs on working families

HARTFORD—State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-123)  on Tuesday voted against a new highway use tax on trucks that food and trucking industry advocates say will increase the costs of goods and services here.

The plan from the majority Democrats in the legislature would impose a tax on trucks based upon their weight and distance traveled. It’s expected to raise $90 million annually. Democrats initially intended

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Reps. Rutigliano & Devlin Vote to Help Kennedy Center

Posted on June 9, 2021


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Proposal would permit shuttle service on Route 15

 HARTFORD- State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123) and Laura Devlin (R-134) supported a provision in the annual omnibus Department of Transportation bill would permit The Kennedy Center‘s shuttle service to travel on Route 15 (the Merritt Parkway).

Rep. Rutigliano said, “This is a good piece of legislation meant to help the Kennedy Center and their clients. Simple allowances like this can provide a tremendous positive impact on the lives of those that

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Rep. Rutigliano Supports Overhaul of Anti-Litter Law

Posted on June 4, 2021


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HARTFORD- In an effort encourage people to redeem containers, instead of throwing them into the recycling bins at their homes, State Rep. David Rutigliano (R-123) supported legislation which expands the state bottle bill law to include bottled non-carbonated beverages like juice, tea, bottled water and sports drinks in 2023, will increase the deposit to 10 cents starting January, 2024, add a 5-cent surcharge to ‘nips’, and increases the amount provided to administer the program.

“The proliferation

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