William Tong
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 2405
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
William.Tong@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
99 Chestnut Hill Road
Stamford, CT 06903-4030

Current News & Issues

June 10, 2014
REP. TONG MODERNIZES STATE’S CORPORATE LAW
In a Hartford Business Journal article, Rep. William Tong talks about new legislation he created that positions Connecticut to challenge and eventually overtake Delaware as the leading state in the nation for companies to incorporate and locate their headquarters and operations. READ MORE

May 22, 2014
STARWOOD HOTELS EXPANDING, CREATING JOBS IN STAMFORD
Just a number of years after Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc. decided to locate in Stamford, company officials announce they will expand the global headquarters in Stamford, resulting in the creation and retention of more than 1,300 jobs for Connecticut residents. READ MORE

May 1, 2014
NEW FORECLOSURE PROCESS GAINS UNANIMOUS OK
Banks Committee Co-chair William Tong leads the House of Representatives in an overwhelming vote to approve legislation he drafted and introduced that creates a plan to overtake Delaware as the leading state in the country for companies to incorporate and do business. READ MORE

April 29, 2014
MAKING CONNECTICUT NATION'S LEADER OF CORPORATE LAW
In a unanimous vote of approval, Banks Committee Co-chair William Tong continues his leadership in the reform of state banking laws and leads the House of Representatives Thursday in passing legislation that establishes a so-called foreclosure by market sale process, a new method for speeding the sale of distressed residential properties. READ MORE

April 1, 2014
THE CT DOT IS CONDUCTING A PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING CONCERNING THE MERRITT PARKWAY MULTI-USE TRAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY
Voice your Opinion on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd., Senior Center Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Stamford, Connecticut. READ MORE

March 26, 2014
ISRAEL-BASED COMPANY EXPANDS AT STAMFORD INNOVATION CENTER
Rep. William Tong praises state economic development effort that results in Applango USA Inc., a subsidiary of Israel-based Applango Systems, deciding to open its U.S. headquarters at the Stamford Innovation Center. The company's decision is part of a project that will expand the company's regional presence and create four jobs for Connecticut residents. READ MORE

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DISCOUNTED RATES FOR WATER TESTING

The City of Stamford has negotiated with a local water testing company to provide testing for all Stamford residents with wells at a reasonable price. The company is Environmental Analysis Corporation, which is based in New Canaan. The contact is John Voorhees, and his telephone number is (203) 966-5144.

Environmental Analyis Corporation will provide the following testing in conjunction with a state certified testing laboratory:

505 TEST ($250). The test is designed to detect the presence of certain pesticides, including Dieldrin and Chlordane, and it is known to be a very sensitive test.

METALS ($100). This test is designed to detect the presence of certain metals, including uranium, lead, cadmium, arsenic, and mercury.

524.2 TEST ($100). This test is designed to detect the presence of volatile organic compounds, and is generally associated with testing for common residential contaminants.