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Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs Honors Tony Hwang with 2014 Legislative Champion Award

Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs Honors Tony Hwang with 2014 Legislative Champion Award

Preschoolers at the Fairfield YMCA were giving high fives to state Rep. Tony Hwang as he received the 2014 Legislative Champion Award from the Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs. Hwang, who is currently serving his sixth term representing Fairfield and Trumbull in the General Assembly, accepted the award Oct. 2 during a ceremony on the steps of the downtown landmark… Continue Reading

Former Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell Endorses Tony Hwang for State Senate

Former Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell Endorses Tony Hwang for State Senate

M. Jodi Rell, the 87th Governor of Connecticut and the second woman to hold the position in the state’s history, didn’t mince words in her endorsement of Tony Hwang for state Senate, calling the three-term representative “one of the best” public servants she knows. “The best public servant is the one who is in touch… Continue Reading

Metro-North Commuter Advocate Jim Cameron Endorses Tony Hwang for State Senate

Metro-North Commuter Advocate Jim Cameron Endorses Tony Hwang for State Senate

To The Editor: For almost 20 years I have been an advocate for commuters on Metro-North, first on the CT Metro-North Rail Commuter Council and more recently in a new, independent organization, The Commuter Action Group. Recognizing that the future of this vital public service depends on bipartisan cooperation, I have called for all candidates running for elected office… Continue Reading

Norma Pfriem Breast Cancer Center is a Life Saver

Norma Pfriem Breast Cancer Center is a Life Saver

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it got an early boost on Sept. 19 when Bridgeport Hospital broke ground on a 120,000-square-foot medical office building in Trumbull that will be home to the Smilow Cancer Center. The center is one of three that fall under Bridgeport Hospital’s fully accredited Norma F. Pfriem Breast Cancer… Continue Reading

Truly a Special Act: State Transfers Land in Newtown to Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation

Truly a Special Act: State Transfers Land in Newtown to Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation

A flood of emotions hit me as I stood next to Jenny and Matt Hubbard and watched as Gov. Malloy signed into law a special act that transfers 34 acres of state-owned land in Newtown to a foundation established in honor of their daughter, Catherine Violet Hubbard, who was one of the 20 children killed… Continue Reading

Tony Hwang Celebrates Grand Opening of Senate Campaign Headquarters

Tony Hwang Celebrates Grand Opening of Senate Campaign Headquarters

With high energy and enthusiasm, Fairfield Republicans celebrate the grand opening of their campaign headquarters on South Benson Road. Thanks to all those who came out to show your support. The race is on! More volunteers are always welcome. If you’re interested in helping support Tony, call Campaign HQ Coordinator Jessica Davenport at 203-302-9768 or email… Continue Reading

Tony Hwang Joins SASO Fairfield for Penfield Beach Cleanup

Tony Hwang Joins SASO Fairfield for Penfield Beach Cleanup

“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.” Those words, by famed UCLA basketball coach John Wooden, hit home on a beautiful fall morning in Fairfield, as a group of student-athlete volunteers gathered at Penfield Beach do so something for the environment. [Scroll down… Continue Reading

‘Friends’ Come Together in Westport for Sherwood Island State Park

‘Friends’ Come Together in Westport for Sherwood Island State Park

Sherwood Island State Park is, without a doubt, one of Connecticut’s most beautiful assets. So it was a special treat to visit the park in Westport recently for Islandfest, a fundraiser hosted by Friends of Sherwood Island. With excellent weather, the fundraiser was a perfect opportunity to connect with folks who share my passion for… Continue Reading

New Haven Line Will Get Much-Needed Boost From $161 Million Federal Grant

New Haven Line Will Get Much-Needed Boost From $161 Million Federal Grant

Tony Hwang, state senate candidate for the 28th District, released the following statement on yesterday’s announcement that Connecticut has been awarded a $161 million federal grant to help cover the costs of replacing the antiquated Walk Bridge in Norwalk: “This is excellent news and a major step in the right direction. For far too long,… Continue Reading