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.
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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.
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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
May 23, 2013
TONG LEADS HOUSE PASSAGE OF FORECLOSURE MEDIATION BILL
Homeowners are still mired in difficult financial situations and need our assistance to make sure they are treated fairly, Rep. Tong said before leading the House of Representatives Thursday in unanimously passing legislation that expands and extends the state’s foreclosure mediation program. READ MORE
April 19, 2013
STAMFORD LEGISLATORS DISCUSS BUDGET, UCONN CAMPUS IMPROVEMENTS
Rep. William Tong joined other lawmakers at the Stamford Chamber of Commerce’s 14th annual legislative luncheon to discuss the key issues this year, including gun control, the state budget, improvements to the UConn campus in Stamford and Governor Dannel Malloy’s controversial proposal to eliminate the tax on motor vehicles valued under $20,000. READ THE HOUR NEWS STORY
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.