Category Archives: Commitment to Community

Hwang Wins Re-election for the 28th District Senate Seat

Commitment to Community, Civility and Collaboration by State Senator Tony Hwang I want to express my deepest gratitude to all who supported me in this very emotional and charged election cycle. It is an honor and a privilege to be able to continue serving Connecticut’s 28th District as State Senator. It is an enormous responsibility…
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Endorsements: NewsTimes, CT Post, The Newtown Bee

Hwang for Re-election in 28th District "I am truly honored to receive the following support and endorsements from the Danbury NewsTimes, CT Post, and The Newtown Bee. Most importantly, I look for YOUR support and endorsement on election day to continue serving as your CT State Senator!" ~ Senator Tony Hwang, 28th District   State…
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Are you tired of high energy costs in Connecticut?

SO IS TONY HWANG! Connecticut ranked 46th in energy affordability this year. Tony Hwang has fought to protect consumers, and wants to turn up the heat on utility companies: FOUGHT to limit rate increases in 2017 and 2018 SUPPORTS shared solar programs for low-income families SUPPORTS net-metering for residential renewables to foster energy independence ENACTED cost-saving Municipal virtual…
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Are You Tired of a Top-Down Approach to Education?

SO IS TONY HWANG! Unpredictable education budget cuts are a serious detriment to our schools, Connecticut's failure to protect education funding is disappointing. We need an education system that is student-first. Education Decisions are being made in Washington DC and Hartford, not where they belong - with our local teachers, parents, and administrators. Tony Hwang…
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Are you committed to living in a safe community?

SO IS TONY HWANG! Tony Hwang knows that the foundation of a strong community is the safety of its residents. Tony understands that we need strong relationships between law enforcement and our residents to have a safe community. Tony has been a leader in enacting protections that ensure safe schools and neighborhoods. Protected our children…
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Are you committed to protecting our great natural resources?

SO IS TONY HWANG! Connecticut is a true leader in environmental protection, but we must continue to be. As a CT League of Conservation Voters Legislative Champion, Tony Hwang has been leading the way. Tony Hwang is an Environmental Champion Supports codifying water as a Public Trust Championed the Long Island Sound Blue Plan for…
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Letter to the Editor: Shannon Leary Knall

A Letter to the Editor of The Newtown Bee from Shannon Leary Knall: I am the mother of three children, one of whom has autism. Autism does not discriminate. It affects all cultures, races, religions, genders, socio-economic groups, and political affiliations. I am a registered Democrat, but when I first met Senator Hwang in the…
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Letter to the Editor: Patricia Lucas

A Letter to the Editor of The Newtown Bee from Patricia Lucas: When I read the petty, irrelevant comments that people made about Senator Tony Hwang, I was thoroughly disgusted. Tony Hwang doesn’t need a slogan or catch phrase to precede his name. What he says he will do, he does to the best of…
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Newtown Labor Day Parade – What it means to me

It was my great honor and pleasure to participate in the Newtown Labor Day Parade this year. Accompanied by my eager and excited volunteers, fellow elected officials, and members of our community, it was wonderful to see the residents of Newtown and others who came to take part in such a proud tradition. Newtown Labor…
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