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HWANG ACCEPTS ENDORSEMENT FROM CT RETIRED TEACHERS

State Senator Tony Hwang is proud to announce his endorsement by the Connecticut Association of Retired Teachers (ARTC). Always a strong advocate in matters of education, Senator Hwang’s commitment to protecting the benefits earned by Connecticut’s teachers is steadfast. His candidacy was endorsed by ARTC PAC. From the ARTC website, “ARTC PAC, though a part…
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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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Hwang Recognized as Environmental Scoreboard Champion

State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28), today received the highest score among all Connecticut General Assembly state senators in 2018 by the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV). Senator Hwang received a score of 91%. The results were made available in the just released CTLCV Environmental Scorecard. "The CTLCV grades legislators on a 0% to 100% scale…
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Connecticut REALTORS Endorse State Senator Tony Hwang

Connecticut REALTORS (CAR) announced that their Association has voted to endorse Senator Tony Hwang's candidacy for re-election to a third term in the State Senate.  Sen. Hwang represents Connecticut’s 28th Senate District which includes Fairfield, Easton, Weston, Westport, Newtown and Sandy Hook. CAR carefully evaluated candidates to determine who would best ensure a positive environment…
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Hwang Joins Peace Runners for Final Push Through New England

State Senator Tony Hwang joined kids and counselors at Wakeman Boys & Girls Club in Westport to welcome the Sri Chinmoy Peace Runners, who have been running all around North America, spreading their message of world peace and one-ness. On this last leg of the journey, the Peace Runners stopped in Westport before returning to…
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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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Senator Hwang: The Lumber Business is a Bellwether for the Economy

Senator Tony Hwang recently visited constituents and business owners Sheldon and Ben Kahan, a father-son team who operate one of the largest lumber yards in Connecticut ­– Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, a family-run business established in 1922. Interstate + Lakeland’s true strength and competitive advantage lie in its location. With its Newtown yard adjacent and…
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Senator Tony Hwang Endorsement Statement of David Stemerman for Governor

Senator Tony Hwang Endorses David Stemerman for Governor “David Stemerman brings an outsider’s common-sense approach to solving Connecticut’s most pressing issues.” SOUTHPORT, CT – Republican State Senator Tony Hwang, representing the towns of Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston and Westport, issued his endorsement of Republican Gubernatorial candidate David Stemerman, a self-made businessman and political outsider, at Spic…
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