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Hate Crime, Trafficking, Bail Bills Advance

April 5, 2017

Rep. William Tong praises his Judiciary Committee’s approval of bills increasing penalties for trafficking of humans, strengthening laws against hate crimes and reforming the judicial bail system.

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Frightening Wave Of Hate Crimes In CT, U.S.

March 22, 2017

In WNPR's Where We Live radio show, Rep. William Tong and others discuss high-profile hate crimes in Connecticut and across the country and the need for tougher legislation and penalties. Michael Savino of the Meriden Record-Journal also explores the issue in this article.

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Making CT Hate Crime Law Strongest in U.S.

March 16, 2017

Joined by his Judiciary Committee co-chair, Sen. Paul Doyle, and Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney, Rep. William Tong announced comprehensive legislation to strengthen Connecticut’s hate crime laws to make them the strongest in the nation.

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Strengthening Probate Court Accountability

March 13, 2017

As House chairman of the legislature's Judiciary Committee, Rep. William Tong is leading legislation advocated by the Probate Courts to strengthen the standard of practice for conservators to prevent the financial exploitation of individuals.

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