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NBC Connecticut
House Passes Bill to Keep Guns Out of Hands of Domestic Abusersbill that would prohibit anyone with a temporary restraining order against them
House Passes Bill to Keep Guns Out of Hands of Domestic Abusers
NBC Connecticut / Posted 2 days ago
bill that would prohibit anyone with a temporary restraining order against them from possessing firearms. Democratic Rep. William Tong said he introduced the measure with the goal of reducing violence against women and children. “We must do... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Lawmakers optimistic restraining order change related to firearm possession will passherself or to other individuals" after obtaining a "risk warrant" based on prob
Lawmakers optimistic restraining order change related to firearm possession will pass
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
herself or to other individuals" after obtaining a "risk warrant" based on probable cause. Page 2 of 2 - Democratic Rep. William Tong, of Stamford, the co-chairman of the legislature's Judiciary Committee, said this new legislation will... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
State House argues domestic-violence/gun-owner rightswe have have an opportunity as a chamber to create a legal system that protects
State House argues domestic-violence/gun-owner rights
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
we have have an opportunity as a chamber to create a legal system that protects and values the lives of women,” said Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, who brought the bill to the House floor at about 5:40 p.m. Tong traced the history of the state’s... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
State House argues domestic-violence/gun-owner rightswe have have an opportunity as a chamber to create a legal system that protects
State House argues domestic-violence/gun-owner rights
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
we have have an opportunity as a chamber to create a legal system that protects and values the lives of women,” said Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, who brought the bill to the House floor at about 5:40 p.m. Tong traced the history of the state’s... Read more
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Connecticut Post
State House argues domestic-violence/gun-owner rightswe have have an opportunity as a chamber to create a legal system that protects
State House argues domestic-violence/gun-owner rights
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
we have have an opportunity as a chamber to create a legal system that protects and values the lives of women,” said Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, who brought the bill to the House floor at about 5:40 p.m. Tong traced the history of the state’s... Read more
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Greenwich Time
State House argues domestic-violence/gun-owner rightswe have have an opportunity as a chamber to create a legal system that protects
State House argues domestic-violence/gun-owner rights
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
we have have an opportunity as a chamber to create a legal system that protects and values the lives of women,” said Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, who brought the bill to the House floor at about 5:40 p.m. Tong traced the history of the state’s... Read more
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The News-Times
State House argues domestic-violence/gun-owner rightswe have have an opportunity as a chamber to create a legal system that protects
State House argues domestic-violence/gun-owner rights
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
we have have an opportunity as a chamber to create a legal system that protects and values the lives of women,” said Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, who brought the bill to the House floor at about 5:40 p.m. Tong traced the history of the state’s... Read more
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Darien News-Review
State House argues domestic-violence/gun-owner rightswe have have an opportunity as a chamber to create a legal system that protects
State House argues domestic-violence/gun-owner rights
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
we have have an opportunity as a chamber to create a legal system that protects and values the lives of women,” said Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, who brought the bill to the House floor at about 5:40 p.m. Tong traced the history of the state’s... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Life In Italy 'Devastating' For Deported Army VeteranEarlier this month, a U.S. District Court judge blocked that effort. Yale has a
Life In Italy 'Devastating' For Deported Army Veteran
Hartford Courant / Posted 5 days ago
Earlier this month, a U.S. District Court judge blocked that effort. Yale has appealed the judge's ruling. State Rep. William Tong, co-chairman of the judiciary panel, said lawmakers want to understand how state criminal prosecutions "can lead... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Vet separated from family for old crimeshis deportation, he has unsuccessfully applied four times to visit home, once t
Vet separated from family for old crimes
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
his deportation, he has unsuccessfully applied four times to visit home, once to attend his father’s funeral. State Rep. William Tong, co-chairman of the judiciary panel, said lawmakers want to understand how state criminal prosecutions “can lead... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Malloy’s millionaire taxwouldhave created a $300 fine, payable to municipalities. But after the announc
Malloy’s millionaire tax
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
wouldhave created a $300 fine, payable to municipalities. But after the announcement by Buck-Taylor, R-New Milford, Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, quickly pulled that amendment, leaving the original fine of $500. The bill heads to the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Vet separated from family for old crimeshis deportation, he has unsuccessfully applied four times to visit home, once t
Vet separated from family for old crimes
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
his deportation, he has unsuccessfully applied four times to visit home, once to attend his father’s funeral. State Rep. William Tong, co-chairman of the judiciary panel, said lawmakers want to understand how state criminal prosecutions “can lead... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Malloy’s millionaire taxwouldhave created a $300 fine, payable to municipalities. But after the announc
Malloy’s millionaire tax
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
wouldhave created a $300 fine, payable to municipalities. But after the announcement by Buck-Taylor, R-New Milford, Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, quickly pulled that amendment, leaving the original fine of $500. The bill heads to the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Malloy’s millionaire taxwouldhave created a $300 fine, payable to municipalities. But after the announc
Malloy’s millionaire tax
Greenwich Time / Posted 5 days ago
wouldhave created a $300 fine, payable to municipalities. But after the announcement by Buck-Taylor, R-New Milford, Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, quickly pulled that amendment, leaving the original fine of $500. The bill heads to the... Read more
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The News-Times
Malloy’s millionaire taxwouldhave created a $300 fine, payable to municipalities. But after the announc
Malloy’s millionaire tax
The News-Times / Posted 5 days ago
wouldhave created a $300 fine, payable to municipalities. But after the announcement by Buck-Taylor, R-New Milford, Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, quickly pulled that amendment, leaving the original fine of $500. The bill heads to the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Vet separated from family for old crimeshis deportation, he has unsuccessfully applied four times to visit home, once t
Vet separated from family for old crimes
Darien News-Review / Posted 5 days ago
his deportation, he has unsuccessfully applied four times to visit home, once to attend his father’s funeral. State Rep. William Tong, co-chairman of the judiciary panel, said lawmakers want to understand how state criminal prosecutions “can lead... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Malloy’s millionaire taxwouldhave created a $300 fine, payable to municipalities. But after the announc
Malloy’s millionaire tax
Darien News-Review / Posted 5 days ago
wouldhave created a $300 fine, payable to municipalities. But after the announcement by Buck-Taylor, R-New Milford, Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, quickly pulled that amendment, leaving the original fine of $500. The bill heads to the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Vet separated from family for old crimeshis deportation, he has unsuccessfully applied four times to visit home, once t
Vet separated from family for old crimes
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
his deportation, he has unsuccessfully applied four times to visit home, once to attend his father’s funeral. State Rep. William Tong, co-chairman of the judiciary panel, said lawmakers want to understand how state criminal prosecutions “can lead... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Malloy’s millionaire taxwouldhave created a $300 fine, payable to municipalities. But after the announc
Malloy’s millionaire tax
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
wouldhave created a $300 fine, payable to municipalities. But after the announcement by Buck-Taylor, R-New Milford, Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, quickly pulled that amendment, leaving the original fine of $500. The bill heads to the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Tearful Buck-Taylor raises fines for pedestrian safetyThe sad, moving story of the death of her mother, Dorothy Heimann, 90, in New Y
Tearful Buck-Taylor raises fines for pedestrian safety
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 days ago
The sad, moving story of the death of her mother, Dorothy Heimann, 90, in New York City on March 4, resulted in state Rep. William Tong withdrawing legislation to raise the cost of hitting a pedestrian or cyclist in a crosswalk to $300. Instead,... Read more
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The News-Times
Tearful Buck-Taylor raises fines for pedestrian safetyThe sad, moving story of the death of her mother, Dorothy Heimann, 90, in New Y
Tearful Buck-Taylor raises fines for pedestrian safety
The News-Times / Posted 9 days ago
The sad, moving story of the death of her mother, Dorothy Heimann, 90, in New York City on March 4, resulted in state Rep. William Tong withdrawing legislation to raise the cost of hitting a pedestrian or cyclist in a crosswalk to $300. Instead,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Tearful Buck-Taylor raises fines for pedestrian safetyThe sad, moving story of the death of her mother, Dorothy Heimann, 90, in New Y
Tearful Buck-Taylor raises fines for pedestrian safety
Darien News-Review / Posted 9 days ago
The sad, moving story of the death of her mother, Dorothy Heimann, 90, in New York City on March 4, resulted in state Rep. William Tong withdrawing legislation to raise the cost of hitting a pedestrian or cyclist in a crosswalk to $300. Instead,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Tearful Buck-Taylor raises fines for pedestrian safetyThe sad, moving story of the death of her mother, Dorothy Heimann, 90, in New Y
Tearful Buck-Taylor raises fines for pedestrian safety
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
The sad, moving story of the death of her mother, Dorothy Heimann, 90, in New York City on March 4, resulted in state Rep. William Tong withdrawing legislation to raise the cost of hitting a pedestrian or cyclist in a crosswalk to $300. Instead,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Tearful Buck-Taylor raises fines for pedestrian safetyThe sad, moving story of the death of her mother, Dorothy Heimann, 90, in New Y
Tearful Buck-Taylor raises fines for pedestrian safety
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 9 days ago
The sad, moving story of the death of her mother, Dorothy Heimann, 90, in New York City on March 4, resulted in Rep. William Tong withdrawing legislation to raise the cost of hitting a pedestrian or cyclist in a crosswalk to $300. Instead,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Tearful Buck-Taylor raises fines for pedestrian safetyThe sad, moving story of the death of her mother, Dorothy Heimann, 90, in New Y
Tearful Buck-Taylor raises fines for pedestrian safety
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
The sad, moving story of the death of her mother, Dorothy Heimann, 90, in New York City on March 4, resulted in Rep. William Tong withdrawing legislation to raise the cost of hitting a pedestrian or cyclist in a crosswalk to $300. Instead,... Read more
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New Haven Independent
In Primaries, "Moms" Get Their Momentin the hands of their rightful owners. “You can have smarter weapons if you hav
In Primaries, "Moms" Get Their Moment
New Haven Independent / Posted 11 days ago
in the hands of their rightful owners. “You can have smarter weapons if you have to have weapons,” she argued. State Rep. William Tong, co-chair of the legislature’s Judiciary Committee, promoted a bill, currently stalled, that would take guns... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Stamford officials grapple with budget as proposed state cuts remain unknownare going to have to fight for that $2.8 million,” he said. “That’s why we send
Stamford officials grapple with budget as proposed state cuts remain unknown
Darien News-Review / Posted 11 days ago
are going to have to fight for that $2.8 million,” he said. “That’s why we send them to Hartford.” State Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, said although the delegation has made it a priority to try to avoid cuts to Stamford, the reduction... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stamford officials grapple with budget as proposed state cuts remain unknownare going to have to fight for that $2.8 million,” he said. “That’s why we send
Stamford officials grapple with budget as proposed state cuts remain unknown
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
are going to have to fight for that $2.8 million,” he said. “That’s why we send them to Hartford.” State Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, said although the delegation has made it a priority to try to avoid cuts to Stamford, the reduction... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Trump stumps in Connecticutserious analysis or baseline of knowledge to confront the very serious problems
Trump stumps in Connecticut
Darien News-Review / Posted 14 days ago
serious analysis or baseline of knowledge to confront the very serious problems that we face as a country,” said state Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, who is supporting Clinton. “That’s the biggest problem with Trump. It isn’t just shocking and it... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Trump stumps in Connecticutserious analysis or baseline of knowledge to confront the very serious problems
Trump stumps in Connecticut
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
serious analysis or baseline of knowledge to confront the very serious problems that we face as a country,” said state Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, who is supporting Clinton. “That’s the biggest problem with Trump. It isn’t just shocking and it... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Trump stumps in Connecticutserious analysis or baseline of knowledge to confront the very serious problems
Trump stumps in Connecticut
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 14 days ago
serious analysis or baseline of knowledge to confront the very serious problems that we face as a country,” said state Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, who is supporting Clinton. “That’s the biggest problem with Trump. It isn’t just shocking and it... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Trump stumps in Connecticutserious analysis or baseline of knowledge to confront the very serious problems
Trump stumps in Connecticut
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
serious analysis or baseline of knowledge to confront the very serious problems that we face as a country,” said state Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, who is supporting Clinton. “That’s the biggest problem with Trump. It isn’t just shocking and it... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Trump stumps in ConnecticutTrump. “We cannot have a president or even a candidate really who shoots from
Trump stumps in Connecticut
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 days ago
Trump. “We cannot have a president or even a candidate really who shoots from the hip without any serious analysis or baseline of knowledge to confront the very serious problems that we face as a country,” said state Rep. William Tong, D-Sta... Read more
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The News-Times
Trump stumps in ConnecticutTrump. “We cannot have a president or even a candidate really who shoots from
Trump stumps in Connecticut
The News-Times / Posted 14 days ago
Trump. “We cannot have a president or even a candidate really who shoots from the hip without any serious analysis or baseline of knowledge to confront the very serious problems that we face as a country,” said state Rep. William Tong, D-Sta... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Sky Meadow Drive work expected to last through the yearthe time they need to do it right.” Sister Carol Ann Nawracaj, executive direc
Sky Meadow Drive work expected to last through the year
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
the time they need to do it right.” Sister Carol Ann Nawracaj, executive director of Villa Maria School thanked State Rep. William Tong-D-Stamford and Casolo for holding the meeting, though she said she had hoped the work could be expedited to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Ken Dixon: Peddling of bills as reliable as spring petalsIt’s where gun bills galvanize advocates. It’s where criminal statutes are tink
Ken Dixon: Peddling of bills as reliable as spring petals
Connecticut Post / Posted 28 days ago
It’s where gun bills galvanize advocates. It’s where criminal statutes are tinkered and tweaked. Co-chairman Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, at the end of a large agenda, introduced the perennially controversial bill at 4 p.m. With a hard 5... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Senator Chris Murphy, Other Leaders Launch Stamford For HillaryHillary Clinton's campaign for president, during an event on Thursday, March 31
Senator Chris Murphy, Other Leaders Launch Stamford For Hillary
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 29 days ago
Hillary Clinton's campaign for president, during an event on Thursday, March 31. U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and State Reps. William Tong, Caroline Simmons, Pat Billie Miller, Terry Adams, and Dan Fox launched a phone bank and discussed Clinton's... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Senator Chris Murphy, Other Leaders Launch Stamford For HillaryHillary Clinton's campaign for president, during an event on Thursday, March 31
Senator Chris Murphy, Other Leaders Launch Stamford For Hillary
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted 29 days ago
Hillary Clinton's campaign for president, during an event on Thursday, March 31. U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and State Reps. William Tong, Caroline Simmons, Pat Billie Miller, Terry Adams, and Dan Fox launched a phone bank and discussed Clinton's... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Senator Chris Murphy, Other Leaders Launch Stamford For HillaryHillary Clinton's campaign for president, during an event on Thursday, March 31
Senator Chris Murphy, Other Leaders Launch Stamford For Hillary
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted 29 days ago
Hillary Clinton's campaign for president, during an event on Thursday, March 31. U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and State Reps. William Tong, Caroline Simmons, Pat Billie Miller, Terry Adams, and Dan Fox launched a phone bank and discussed Clinton's... Read more
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