Getting Ready for the Workforce

December 23, 2015

102 champions graduated the WorkPlace’s Platform 2 Employment program. The legislature originally funded the program in 2014. I was so proud to be part of the celebration at Gateway.

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Budget Update

December 21, 2015

The new budget framework is better for New Haven’s economy than the executive proposal. We successfully restored items proposed for elimination and provided some relief to services and to the New Haven economy.

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Tong Making Economy More Competitive

November 5, 2015

Rep. William Tong, chosen by House Speaker Brendan Sharkey to serve as co-chairman of the new Commission on Economic Competitiveness, is striving to improve Connecticut’s business climate, promote economic growth and create new jobs.

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New Panel To Give Business Perspective On State Policies

November 5, 2015

I participated in a meeting of an important new state panel called the Commission on Economic Competitiveness which is charged with analyzing how state policies impact the business community, and offer legislative recommendations to promote economic growth.

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