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Sen. Hwang Reminds Families to Consider Water Safety

In May of 2018, Sen. Tony Hwang joined the Stew Leonard III Water Safety Foundation in its effort to raise awareness about water safety.  May was Water Safety Awareness Month, but Summer is still in full swing and as families enjoy their time by the pool and trips to local beaches, Senator Hwang and the…
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Senator Tony Hwang Enabled Connecticut based FuelCell Energy to Create Over 100 New Highly Skilled Manufacturing Jobs

Growth to support Connecticut economy through new local revenue, direct and indirect jobs as the Torrington, CT facility expands annual production by 120% through bipartisan legislative approval. Torrington, Connecticut, July 18, 2018 - FuelCell Energy, Inc.(Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in delivering clean, innovative and affordable fuel cell solutions for the supply, recovery and storage of energy, today…
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Sen. Tony Hwang to Support and Promote Acts of Random Kindness (ARK)

July 27 - State Senator Tony Hwang joined the partner-owners of Duchess Restaurants to talk about the launch of their new initiative, ARK or Acts of Random Kindness. The ARK initiative was launched by Change Our World For Good, an organization aimed at promoting human kindness and charitable giving. Businesses like Duchess Restaurants that partner…
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Senator Hwang Supports Bioscience Partnership In Innovation And Education

Senator Hwang, co-chair of the CT General Assembly bipartisan BioScience Caucus addressed the annual Health Partnership in Innovation and Education (PIE) Fellowship at the UConn’s John Dempsey Medical Center. The PIE Fellowship is a mentored fellowship for students from six of Connecticut’s undergraduate and graduate institutions, focused on innovation in Bioscience and Technology. Doctoral and…
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State Sen. Tony Hwang wants to ‘give back’

Sourced from the original article by Sandra Diamond Fox. When state Sen. Tony Hwang was two years old, his father left his home in Taiwan to come to the United States, settling in Chinatown. “He sent a paycheck home every month and worked in all varieties of labor,” said Hwang, 53, adding his father has been…
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SEBAC deal: UConn students paying the price

Original article written by Waterbury Rep-Am. SEBAC deal: UConn students paying the price On Dec. 9, 2015, this column commented on impending tuition increases at the University of Connecticut. We made note of increases in UConn’s spending tied to personnel costs, and asserted they highlighted the need for state government to initiate labor reforms. Unfortunately,…
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