Woodrow Students Hold 'Walk-In Forum'

March 14, 2018

“I’m really proud of the Woodrow Wilson students’ thoughtful response to the tragic, mass shooting in Parkland, Florida,” Matt Lesser said. Instead of joining a national walk-out protest Wednesday, the Middletown students met with Representative Lesser and other officials to discuss school safety and gun legislation. Read this news story.

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Legislation Needed To Stop Gun Violence

February 8, 2018

This week I joined my colleagues at a press conference in New Haven to announce new legislation to combat gun violence and make our communities safer. The legislation includes a ban on so-called ghost guns and bump stocks, a device used in the killing of 58 people last year in Las Vegas.

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Tong LegislationTargets Gun Violence

February 7, 2018

Rep. William Tong announces legislation to combat gun violence, including a ban on so-called ghost guns and bump stocks, a device used in the killing of 58 people last year in Las Vegas.

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Strengthening Connecticut's gun laws to make its communities safer

February 6, 2018

State Reps. Steve Stafstrom and William Tong joined New Haven Mayor Toni Harp and members of the New Haven Delegation at a press conference on Feb. 5 to introduce legislation that would ban bump stocks and "ghost guns" in Connecticut.

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