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Tony Hwang Highlights Importance of Manufacturing to Economy, Job Creation

Tony Hwang Highlights Importance of Manufacturing to Economy, Job Creation

Evidencing Tony Hwang’s commitment to manufacturing and the significant role it plays in Connecticut’s economy and job creation, the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame invited him to speak at its annual dinner earlier this month. The American Manufacturing Hall of Fame is located at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport. Thanks to Tony’s leadership and effective advocacy,… Continue Reading

State’s Largest Business Organization Endorses Tony Hwang for CT Senate

State’s Largest Business Organization Endorses Tony Hwang for CT Senate

The Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA), the state’s largest business organization, has endorsed TonyHwang for election to the state Senate, representing the 28th District. “It’s critical to elect legislators who will make the tough decisions necessary to improve the economy, grow jobs, invest in transportation, and make Connecticut a better place to do business,” said Joe Brennan, CBIA executive… Continue Reading

David Walker: Connecticut Needs Tony Hwang to Lead Economic Transformation

By Hon. David M. Walker, Former U.S. Comptroller General As a former U.S. Comptroller General and Chairman of the Independent Audit Oversight Committee for the United Nations, I have earned a national and international reputation as a truth teller, problem solver, and transformational change agent. Based on my extensive study of the current financial condition… Continue Reading

Volunteers and Community Drive Successful Completion of New EMS Headquarters in Newtown

Volunteers and Community Drive Successful Completion of New EMS Headquarters in Newtown

The strong sense of community and the incredible power of volunteerism were clearly on display at the Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps Grand Opening celebration on Saturday. I was honored to join more than 100 community leaders, public safety officials and residents at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new building is exceptional, most noticeably for its fine… Continue Reading

Proactive Environmental Leadership Earns Tony Hwang CTLCV Endorsement for State Senate

Proactive Environmental Leadership Earns Tony Hwang CTLCV Endorsement for State Senate

Citing his “proactive and exemplary leadership role,” the bipartisan Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) has endorsed Tony Hwang for the 28th Senate District race. “Tony Hwang has been a champion at the Connecticut State Legislature on behalf of the environment on many issues and he deserves our support,” said Lori Brown, CTLCV executive director.… Continue Reading

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

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