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Tong Lauds OK Of Early Voting Resolution

May 23, 2017

Rep. William Tong praises the House for approving a resolution based on a bill he introduced that seeks a statewide vote on an amendment to the Connecticut Constitution allowing early voting in general elections.

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Tong Leads House OK Of Hate Crime Bill

May 9, 2017

Rep. William Tong, co-chairman of the legislature’s Judiciary Committee, led the House Tuesday in unanimously approving legislation that makes the commission of a hate crime a felony and increases potential penalties upon a conviction.

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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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