Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park

Easton held its second Juneteenth celebration this year, hosted by the Easton Diversity & Inclusion Task Force (EDIT). This year’s event focused on teaching attendees about the history of the day and more broadly about the African diaspora. The African diaspora refers to the “mass Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park”

Message from the First Selectman

Updated 5/21/2021

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Good afternoon,

Great news on the Covid-19 front! Easton has had no new cases in the two weeks ending May 20, 2021. That is a first since last year and it bodes well for our finishing our school year.  The new Executive Orders this week deal with meetings Continue reading “Message from the First Selectman”

Hwang to Host Facebook Forum on Affordable Housing

State Senator Tony Hwang, who sits as the ranking leader of the Planning & Development Committee, will moderate a panel of legislators and local experts to discuss pending proposals on land use, zoning and affordable housing under 8-30g, a state law that governs affordable housing.

Continue reading “Hwang to Host Facebook Forum on Affordable Housing”

Hwang Speaks Out in Reaction to Shootings in Georgia

State Senator Tony Hwang offered the following statement in reaction to the senseless shootings in Georgia.

“I am emotionally shaken and deeply upset by the continued escalation of violence and hate that came to a deadly tipping point in Georgia. There is no place in this country Continue reading “Hwang Speaks Out in Reaction to Shootings in Georgia”

Working Harder to Understand and Communicate with Each Other

State Senator Tony Hwang

State Senator Tony Hwang released the following statement today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in connection with the historic achievements by people of color along alongside the hateful acts that painfully illustrate hatred and division still exist.

“Here Continue reading “Working Harder to Understand and Communicate with Each Other”

UPDATE AND POSTPONEMENT: Local Leaders to Discuss Attack on the U.S. Capitol

Come Together Easton

Come Together Easton is set for Wednesday, Jan. 13, from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Town Leaders who will speak include:

  • State Senator Tony Hwang
  • State Rep. Anne Hughes
  • First Selectman David Bindelglass
  • Selectwoman Kristi Sogofsky

Hwang Denounces Attack on National Capitol

State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) offers the following statement in reaction to the seditious violence in Washington D.C on the day the 2020 Election results are to be certified:

“Sadness, heartbreak and shock and steely resolve for me as an elected state official to denounce in Continue reading “Hwang Denounces Attack on National Capitol”

Hwang to Moderate Forum on School Covid-19 Policy

State Senator Tony Hwang will lead a panel of education and public health experts to explore how each community can best serve the educational needs of its students. The forum will be held on Facebook on Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 4 p.m. fb.com/senatorhwang

Participants include Fran Rabinowitz, Continue reading “Hwang to Moderate Forum on School Covid-19 Policy”

Video: Hwang Moderates Land Use and Zoning Panel

State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) hosted an informational forum to educate and raise awareness of existing statutory language impacting local land use and zoning. Topics included explaining the application and interpretation of the Connecticut General Statute (CSG) 8-2 (local zoning Continue reading “Video: Hwang Moderates Land Use and Zoning Panel”

What Matters Most to Easton: Tony Hwang Responds

1. What do you believe is the single most important issue facing Easton voters and why? 

Connecticut was one of the first to be hit hard by the COVID-19 health crisis. We were able to flatten the curve earlier than most. All the measures to control Covid-19 health safety have been Continue reading “What Matters Most to Easton: Tony Hwang Responds”

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