At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 4046
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
Ed.Jutila@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
23 Brainard Road
Niantic, CT 06357

Current News & Issues

September 30, 2015
REP. JUTILA WELCOMES EAST LYME TRAIN STATION FUNDING
Rep. Jutila is pleased to see the plans for a commuter rail station in Niantic moving forward. The State Bond Commission approved $750,000 in transportation bond funding to be used to cover the costs associated with the environmental permitting, a capacity analysis and initial design work, in accordance with legislation Jutila sponsored in 2011. Governor Malloy said, "If we want to improve our state's economy, if we want to grow jobs and show businesses that Connecticut truly is a place where they should locate and expand, then we must make these crucial investments to improve our infrastructure. Creating a commuter rail station in Niantic on the Shore Line East system will further provide transit access to area residents, more easily connecting them to business and employment opportunities, among other benefits."
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June 19, 2015
REP. JUTILA RECEIVES CHAMPION OF OPEN GOVERNMENT AWARD
The award was presented for his work as Co-Chairman of the Government Administration and Elections Committee in restoring access to certain public records. READ MORE
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June 1, 2015
REP. JUTILA LAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF GAE BILL TO MAKE POLICE RECORDS PUBLIC
Rep. Ed Jutila, co-chair of the Government Administration Committee is pleased legislation he spearheaded that would make arrest records public documents, passed the House of Representatives. READ MORE
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April 2, 2015
CO-CHAIR OF THE GAE COMMITTEE REP. ED JUTILA TALKS ABOUT A BILL TO CHANGE THE FOIA AS IT RELATES TO ARREST RECORDS
The Government Administration and Elections Committee voted 9-6 Monday in favor of a bill written to nullify a Connecticut Supreme Court decision allowing police to withhold arrest information until criminal prosecutions are completed. The vote sends the bill to the floor of the House for consideration. The bill is the committee’s effort to change the state’s Freedom of Information Act to better balance the public’s right to know against prosecutorial and privacy concerns. Rep. Ed Jutila, committee co-chair said he has a strong public safety background, growing up as a fireman and building a rapport with those in law enforcement — some of whom he considers his best friends. Trying to balance the concerns of the police with the public interest weighs heavily on him. “This is not an easy thing for me, but I believe in transparency,” he said. READ THE CT NEWS JUNKIE ARTICLE

March, 2015
REP. ED JUTILA WELCOMES A LOCAL GROUP TO THE STATE CAPITOL
Rep. Ed Jutila welcomed a group from the Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce and talked about the state budget, transportation and other issues while they visited Hartford as part of their Leadership Program Meet & Greet held at the State Capitol.

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February 24, 2015
RAIL MODERNIZATION KEY TO INCREASING RIDERSHIP,
FACILITATING COMMERCE, STRENGTHENING ECONOMY

State Representative Ed Jutila joins Lt. Gov. Wyman and several other state officials highlighting the importance of Connecticut’s investment in Shore Line East and rail service throughout the state. READ MORE

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