State Senator Tony Hwang is pleased to announce his endorsement by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA). The state’s largest business organization endorsed candidates from both major political parties in 21 of 36 Senate races.
A 203-year-old organization, CBIA is the leading voice for business in the state, representing thousands of member companies, small and large, across a diverse range of industries. Their goal is to make Connecticut a top state for business, jobs, and economic growth by driving change, shaping legislative and regulatory policy, and promoting collaboration between the private and public sectors.
Said Hwang, “I have always been grateful for the support and guidance of CBIA, and am gratified to once again accept their endorsement. Connecticut faces some very serious challenges in the next two years, and business leaders are a necessary piece of the puzzle when it comes to tackling those challenges. To make Connecticut succeed, we must allow business to compete, and lawmakers have to partner with them to create a predictable and sustainable environment that allows them to do so. I look forward to working with CBIA to put Connecticut back on track toward job creation and business growth!”
“This is a critical election for Connecticut and we believe voters must choose candidates who understand the urgency facing our state,” said CBIA president and CEO Joe Brennan. “Lawmakers face multi-billion dollar budget deficits in the next legislative session. The decisions they make to resolve those deficits will have an enormous impact on our economy. The candidates we’ve endorsed understand Connecticut needs an environment where companies can compete, attract much-needed investment to our state, and drive economic growth and job creation,” he said. “We urge voters to look beyond the rhetoric and vote for candidates who will help make Connecticut a true destination state—a place where companies want to invest and where people want to live, work, and raise a family.”
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.