State Senator Tony Hwang announced that the National Federation for Independent Business (NFIB) has endorsed his candidacy for re-election to the States 28th senatorial district.
NFIB is the leading small business association in the nation with thousands of members in Connecticut representing a cross-section of the state's economy. For more than 75 years, NFIB has been advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, in Washington, Hartford, and beyond. NFIB is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven. Since its founding in 1943, NFIB has been exclusively dedicated to advancing the goals and needs of small and independent businesses.
Said Senator Hwang, “I am incredibly proud and grateful to the NFIB for endorsing my candidacy for re-election for state senate. I am honored to earn the support of small business owners that represent the backbone of our community and economic sustainability. Local small businesses employ Connecticut residents of all stripes, provide great products and services, and foster growth in our state economy. Political leaders need to understand and strengthen the partnership between government and the private sector in order to help businesses succeed and create jobs... and put us on a path to success.”
In their endorsement letter, Chair Wendy Traub and Grassroots Manager Sharon Sykes wrote, “The NFIB CT PAC believes that [Tony Hwang] will be committed to the needs of thousands of Main Street small businesses and their employees in Connecticut when [he is] elected to serve in Hartford. Thank you for standing with NFIB on the issues important to small business.”
Tony Hwang represents Connecticut’s 28th Senate District, which includes the towns of Fairfield, Westport, Weston, Easton, Newtown & Sandy Hook. He is the Co-Chair of the Housing Committee, and Vice-Chair of the Aging and Energy & Technology Committees.