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Tong Leads Passage Of Bail Reform Bill

June 3, 2017

Rep. William Tong, co-chairman of the Judiciary Committee, led the House in approving legislation that reforms the state’s bail system, making it fairer and prohibiting cash-only bond for most people accused of non-violent misdemeanor crimes.

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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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