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June 9, 2016

White House Gathering On Gun Violence

May 25, 2016 Rep. William Tong, House chairman of the Judiciary Committee, joined Vice President Joe Biden, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and officials from throughout the nation Tuesday to discuss ways to keep communities safer by reducing gun violence. “In our own state of Connecticut, let alone throughout America, people are dying every day because of gun violence,” Tong said. …

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June 9, 2016

Tong Leads Project To Create 500,000 Jobs

May 18, 2016 State Representative William Tong announced House and Senate passage of The Connecticut 500 Project – a private-public initiative focused on the goal of creating 500,000 new private sector jobs over the next 25 years. The legislation, an outgrowth of the Commission on Economic Competitiveness, would set, and seek to achieve, the state’s cornerstone economic development goals over …

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June 9, 2016

House Passes Bill Making Schools Safer

April 30, 2016 Rep. William Tong, House chairman of the Judiciary Committee, led the House of Representatives Saturday in approving legislation requiring boards of education to share with other boards findings of abuse or sexual misconduct by teachers. The legislation also increases the penalties for making a threat to a preschool, K-12 school or an institution of higher education. Tong …

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