Pedestrian Safety Bill Set For Hearing

March 8, 2016

I am pleased that a pedestrian safety bill I championed, HB 5403, got enough attention to merit a public hearing this session. The legislature's Judiciary Committee traveled to our UConn campus in Stamford, to allow local residents to testify on this and other important bills to the state.

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Tong Legislation Will Make Schools Safer

February 25, 2016

Rep. William Tong, House chairman of the Judiciary Committee, joined by Sen. Tony Hwang and a family from Newtown, urged passage of legislation he has introduced for making schools safer in Connecticut.

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A Tearful Story Of Job Discrimination

February 24, 2016

Rep. Bruce Morris, chairman of the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus, listens to his colleague, Sen. Ed Gomes, recount his own story of job discrimination and the need to “ban the box” question about criminal history on job applications.

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Joe Gresko Takes Oath Of Office

February 3, 2016

Joe Gresko takes the oath of office on the first day of the 2016 legislative session and is appointed to three major committees: Environment, Judiciary and Energy and Technology.

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