February 21, 2014
FORUM ON METRO NORTH SERVICE
Rep. William Tong joined officials and commuters at a forum hosted by the state’s official rail advocacy group to express concerns about Metro North’s service. READ STAMFORD ADVOCATE NEWS ARTICLE
February 10, 2014
LAWMAKERS FED UP WITH METRO-NORTH
Citing the mounting problems that have plagued the Metro-North, legislators signed onto a letter addressed to the Governor and Transit Executives calling for improvements. READ THE LETTER
January 16, 2014
PALACE THEATRE, BOYS & GIRLS CLUB RECEIVE $2.1 MILLION
In praising the State Bond Commission’s approval, Rep. William Tong says the state funding will help two important resources in Stamford address critical needs and expand services. READ MORE
September 26, 2013
KAYAK SOFTWARE PICKS STAMFORD FOR EXPANSION, NEW HEADQUARTERS
State Rep. William Tong, the House chairman of the legislature's Banks Committee, says the decision by Norwalk-based Kayak Software Corp. to stay in Connecticut and build its new headquarters in Stamford shows that the state's investments in technology and business are paying off.
READ THE NORWALK DAILY VOICE ARTICLE
August 23, 2013
REP.TONG HELPS HOMEOWNERS FACING FORECLOSURE
Sen. Carlo Leone and Rep. William Tong, co-chairs of the legislature’s Banks Committee, will host an informational meeting for homeowners on Connecticut’s foreclosure mediation program on Thursday, Aug. 29, at UConn’s Stamford campus. READ MORE
June 17, 2013
STAMFORD'S CHILD CARE LEARNING CENTER TO RECEIVE STATE FUNDING FOR EXPANSION
The Child Care Learning Center (CLC) in Stamford is in line to soon receive more than $1.4 million in state assistance to support an expansion of its current facilities, including new office and classroom space. The improvements will allow the organization to care for as many as 60 additional children.
READ THE STAMFORD TIMES ARTICLE
May 23, 2013
STAMFORD CHILD CARE LEARNING CENTER IN LINE FOR STATE GRANT
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Sen. Carlo Leone and Rep. William Tong announced Friday that the Child Care Learning Center in Stamford is in line to receive $1.4 million in state assistance to support an expansion of its current facilities, including new office and classroom space. The improvements will allow the organization to care for as many as 60 additional children. READ MORE
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.