Because of the quarantine restrictions imposed by executive order, it will be impossible for Tucker Carlson to come to Connecticut on November 14th. The Yankee Institute Champions of Freedom gala has therefore been postponed. Please stay tuned for additional details.
Milton Friedman Legacy Day
Milton Friedman would have turned 101 years old this year. In celebration of this anniversary, please join the Yankee Institute in honoring Milton’s legacy! We’ll be hosting a luncheon on Wednesday, July 31 at the Town and County Club in Hartford.
Jason Bedrick of the Cato Institute will join us to discuss financial transparency and school choice. He will explain which states are transparent about their public school spending and discuss scholarship tax credit programs nationwide and why Connecticut should adopt one.
Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. This event is free but please reserve your spot by clicking here by July 24.
All questions should be directed to Jessica at Jessica@yankeeinstitute.org or (860) 282-0722.
UPDATE: Registration for this event is now closed!
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