June 9, 2016

Rep. Tong Hails $2.2 Million to Renovate Stamford Housing

January 16, 2015 Representative William Tong hailed Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s announcement that approximately $1 million in state funding and another $1.2 million from the Federal Home Loan Bank have been approved to renovate two buildings in Stamford that will be used to create permanent housing for the homeless. “I’m very happy that the funding has been approved for this …

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June 9, 2016

Rep. Tong Announces $9.9 Million in Bonding For Stamford Projects

January 12, 2015 Rep. William Tong (D-Stamford, Darien) announced Monday that $9,886,516 in state funding for various projects in Stamford has been approved by the State Bond Commission. Rep. Tong applauded Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who chairs the commission, and his legislative colleagues for their interest and support for funding of projects that are critical to Stamford. “The legislative delegation …

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June 9, 2016

Stamford Reps. Applaud Super Storm Sandy Recovery Grant

December 31, 2014 State Representatives Patricia Billie Miller (D-Stamford) and William Tong (D-Stamford, Darien) are grateful Stamford received a $303,795 federal grant for necessary generator upgrades at the Government Center and the Smith House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Both generators are undersized and beyond their useful life. These upgrades will help keep the local government functioning and senior citizens safe …

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June 9, 2016

Panel Studying State Business Law Holds First Meeting on Dec. 2

November 21, 2014 A commission created to help transform Connecticut into one of the best states in which to organize and locate a business will hold its organizational meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in the Legislative Office Building. “The goal of our legislation was to have the Commission on Connecticut’s Leadership in Corporation and Business Law create a …

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June 9, 2016

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 Hartford Business Journal News Article

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June 9, 2016

Tong hails Starwood Expansion

May 22, 2014 Representative William Tong joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, state and local officials Thursday in announcing a major expansion plan in Stamford for Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide Inc. The company is expanding its global headquarters in Stamford and will be creating 340 new full-time jobs in the state, in addition to retaining its current workforce of 980 …

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June 9, 2016

Tong Leads Passage of Bill Modernizing Corporate Law

May 1, 2014 Tong Leads House In Passing More Foreclosure Reforms Continuing his leadership in the reform of state banking laws, Banks Committee Co-chair William Tong led the House of Representatives Thursday in unanimously passing legislation that establishes a so-called foreclosure by market sale process, a new method for speeding the sale of distressed residential properties. “The recovery in the …

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June 9, 2016

Tong Leads Passage of Bill Modernizing Corporate Law

April 29, 2014 Challenge Delaware as Leader of Corporate Law Banks Committee Co-chair William Tong drafted, introduced and led the passage of legislation in the House of Representatives Monday that establishes the Commission on Connecticut’s Leadership in Corporation and Business Law to create a 10-year plan to challenge and eventually overtake Delaware as the leading state in the country for …

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June 9, 2016

The CT DOT is Conducting a Public Informational Meeting Concerning the Merritt Parkway Multi-Use Trail Feasibility Study

April 1, 2014 The study is considering a trail that would span the entire 37.5 miles of the Merritt Parkway, stretching from the New York State border in the Town of Greenwich to the Sikorsky Bridge and Housatonic River in the Town of Stratford. It would be located primarily within the undeveloped highway right-of-way, utilizing the wooded buffer that exists …

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June 9, 2016

Tong Welcomes Israel-Based Company to Stamford Innovation Center

March 26, 2014 Representative William Tong joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today in welcoming the announcement that Applango USA Inc., a subsidiary of Israel-based Applango Systems, will open its U.S. headquarters at the Stamford Innovation Center. The company’s decision is part of a project that will expand the company’s regional presence and create four jobs for Connecticut residents. “Again, the …

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