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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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Police Chiefs Back Show Gun-Permit Bill

March 7, 2017

Dozens of police chiefs from around Connecticut joined Rep. William Tong and other legislators in calling for passage of Tong’s bill requiring gun owners to show their gun permit if they’re visibly carrying a firearm in public and a police officer asks to see the permit.

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