Rep. William Tong joined lawmakers representing Stamford in stepping up the fight against a spate of gun-related incidents this year, urging immediate action while suggesting a number of crime-busting strategies of their own. “To confront gun violence in our city, we need to do this together,” Tong said. For more, read the Stamford Advocate.
Rep. William Tong joins Vice President Joe Biden, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and officials from throughout the nation to discuss ways to keep communities safer by reducing gun violence. "In our own state, we have been working hard to reduce the violence, and I believe this conference will help our efforts,” Tong says.
The Hartford Courant features a Dan Haar column praising the CT 500 Project for creating 500,000 new private sector jobs over the next 25 years. Led by Representative William Tong, the Commission on Economic Competitiveness worked with public and private shareholders to develop this bold, forward-thinking economic development plan designed to grow the state’s economy and population. Read Dan Haar's column for another look at what we're doing to keep Connecticut moving forward.
Rep. William Tong leads the House in passing legislation championed by his Stamford colleagues that requires boards of education to share with other boards findings of abuse or sexual misconduct by teachers. The legislation also increases the penalties for making a threat to a preschool, K-12 school or an institution of higher education.