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

January 20, 2015
TONG BACKS TRANSPORTATION OVERHAUL
“This new Canaan quarter, this line, this is our lifeline to Connecticut’s economy and it’s our lifeline to maybe the most important economic center in the world, New York City,” Rep. Tong said. READ MORE

January 20, 2015
HELPING STAMFORD’S HOMELESS
Rep. William Tong is praising the approval of state money to be used for the creation of housing for the homeless. READ MORE

January 16, 2015
REP. TONG HAILS $2.2 MILLION TO RENOVATE STAMFORD HOUSING
“Improving our overall housing conditions will strengthen the community and in the long run pay big dividends to all who live in Stamford,” Rep. Tong said in heralding Governor Malloy’s announcement.
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January 12, 2015
$9.9 MILLION APPROVED FOR STAMFORD PROJECTS
“The legislative delegation representing Stamford worked hard to secure this funding and I am very pleased that we were able to get the job done.” READ MORE

December 31, 2014
STAMFORD REPS. APPLAUD SUPER STORM SANDY RECOVERY GRANT
Stamford received a $303,795 federal grant for necessary generator upgrades at the Government Center and the Smith House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. READ MORE

November 21, 2014
COMMISSION SEEKS TO MAKE CONNECTICUT THE NATION’S LEADER OF CORPORATE LAW
Commission hold its organizational meeting to begin the task of creating a plan for transforming Connecticut into the best state in the country in which to organize and locate a business. READ MORE

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

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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.