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Sen. Tony Hwang

Hwang: Nothing Sweet About The “Sweetener”

“Gambling is not the basis either for a successful economy in this state, or for a stable state government financial system. You can’t rely on gambling as a way to really sustain your government.”

Hwang to ‘step up’ opposition on casino expansion

Sen. Tony Hwang on March 15 issued the following statement after the state legislature’s Public Safety and Security Committee voted favorably on legislation to expand casino gambling in the state:

Sen. Tony Hwang (left) and former Connecticut Congressman Robert Steele (right), author of The Curse: Big-Time Gambling's Seduction of a Small New England Town testified on March 9 against proposals to expand gambling in Connecticut.

Hwang urges public to join him in ‘David vs. Goliath’ fight

Sen. Tony Hwang on March 9 said that if legislation to expand gambling in Connecticut passes, a casino somewhere in Fairfield County could one day be reality.

Hwang: No more casinos in Connecticut

State Sen. Tony Hwang on Feb. 23 spoke with reporters at the Legislative Office Building about why he opposes efforts to open a commercial casino in the Hartford area.

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