Rep. Tong Leads Forum On Gun Violence

September 26, 2016

Rep. William Tong joined lawmakers representing Stamford in stepping up the fight against a spate of gun-related incidents this year, urging immediate action while suggesting a number of crime-busting strategies of their own. “To confront gun violence in our city, we need to do this together,” Tong said. For more, read the Stamford Advocate.

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Sen. Murphy speaking on the Senate floor

U.S. Sen. Murphy Pushes for Gun Safety Measures

June 17, 2016

On Wednesday, Connecticut's U.S. Senator Chris Murphy began a nearly fifteen-hour filibuster to push his colleagues to hold a vote on gun safety measures.

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White House Gathering On Gun Violence

May 25, 2016

Rep. William Tong joins Vice President Joe Biden, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and officials from throughout the nation to discuss ways to keep communities safer by reducing gun violence. "In our own state, we have been working hard to reduce the violence, and I believe this conference will help our efforts,” Tong says.

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Serving the families of Hamden and the state was an honor and privilege

May 23, 2016

My recent decision to not seek another term representing Hamden, the best community in Connecticut, in the legislature, and thus also relinquish my post as Speaker of the House of Representatives, was a tough one.

As I begin to reflect upon my time serving the families of my hometown Hamden, as well as the state, for the past 16 years, one thing is clear, it has been an honor and a privilege to represent all of you. I have thoroughly enjoyed the challenges, and relished working with my colleagues in the legislature on both sides of the political aisle.

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