Category Archives: Critical Issues

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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Tired of empty promises on Transportation?

SO IS TONY HWANG! It’s time to ensure efficiency & safety in our transportation sector. Tony Hwang has a real plan to get infrastructure investment and commuter services back on track. SUPPORTS infrastructure investments via the Prioritize Progress plan to invest nearly $70 Billion for new projects (View Plan) SUPPORTS an effective transportation lock-box that…
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Hwang on Taxes & Affordability

Despite one of the worst economic conditions in generations, the Legislature’s majority passed the largest increase in taxes & fees in CT’s history, which equaled over $2 billion dollars to our residents. The budget directly increased taxes on middle class families. CT’s rate of spending and borrowing is unacceptable. Reduce Government Spending and Ease the…
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Hwang on Economy & Jobs

Economic uncertainty, high governmental costs and restrictive regulatory bureaucracy are tremendous barriers to the creation of private sector jobs. Unfortunately, these factors are what employers and small businesses in our state struggle with every day. Empower and Support Our Businesses Toward Long-Term Growth & Success SOLUTIONS: Eliminate Outdated and Bureaucratic Regulations (PA 14-187) Helped draft…
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Hwang on Fiscal Accountability & Social Responsibility

We can maintain a balance between fiscal accountability and social responsibility. Government has a moral responsibility to ensure that the most vulnerable and at-risk in our communities are protected and guided to self-empowerment. Commitment to Community Historic Autism Insurance Coverage (PA 13-84) Championed bipartisan legislation ensuring individuals with autism, who are currently covered by 2008 insurance legislation,…
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Tired of endless tax increases and out-of-control spending?

SO IS TONY HWANG! Tony is committed to lowering excessive taxes and eliminating wasteful state government spending. FOCUSED on Fiscal Accountability in state government (delete similar statement at the bottom) Connecticut doesn’t have a revenue problem, Connecticut has a spending priority problem PROPOSED changing state employee pension system to follow private business practices EMPOWER local community…
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Seniors, are you worried about your future in Connecticut?

SO IS TONY HWANG! Connecticut is an expensive place to live and retire. High taxes and high energy costs are a heavy burden on those living on a fixed income. Increasingly, people who have lived and loved Connecticut their whole lives are forced to move. Tony Hwang wants to help. We need to make Connecticut…
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